Residents of Wallers Delight on the West Coast of Demerara are now free from saltwater intrusion as more than 800 meters of riprap sea-defence works have been completed.

The project, which commenced in November 2017, was completed in three phases. BK International has executed 300 and 260 meters respectively of riprap sea-defence in two phases and Toolsie Persaud Construction completed another 300 meters.

Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI) Ministry...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is putting measures in place to quickly address some residents’ concerns, as it optimises the final design for the new bridge at Moruca.

Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Hinterland Engineer, Jeffrey Walcott explained that the geotechnical investigation for the new bridge was completed last July, and the ministry has since been working on the final design.

The aim, he said, is to deliver a functional and resi...

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Road works on Sheriff Street (Rupert Craig Highway to David St)

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to advise the general public that the construction works have commenced on Sheriff Street, between Rupert Craig Highway to David Street.

Traffic will be monitored in order to minimize disruptions during the peak periods of 07:00hrs to 09:00hrs, and 15:00 to 17:00hrs.

Road users are advised to, as best as possible, avoid...

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Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson has reportedly assured the Private Sector Commission (PSC) that current repairs to the Linden to Lethem road will be completed by the end of August.

In a press statement, the PSC noted that on Friday, Patterson and a team from his ministry, which included Minister in the Ministry, Annette Ferguson, held wide-ranging discussions with a delegation from the PSC on infrastructure projects, including r...

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The rehabilitation of the Leguan Ferry Stelling, Region Three is estimated to cost some $455.3 Million according to an engineer’s estimate, which was presented to the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) yesterday, at the opening of bids.

The project saw 10 local engineering and construction companies bid to carry out rehabilitation works. The bids were opened under the Transport and Harbours Department.

 

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PUBLIC Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said hinterland development is a priority as he addressed Indigenous leaders on the final day of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre on Friday.

According to Patterson, for the 2017/2018 period, many projects have been embarked upon to improve livelihoods of the Indigenous People. Eight airstrip projects, for example, have been completed in hinterland regions through the Infrastructure Development ...

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AFTER almost a quarter of a century without street lights along the main thoroughfare, Stanleytown, New Amsterdam residents celebrated on the streets, after more than 30 electric lamps were switched on in that area on Thursday night.

While the lights will provide a safer environment for residents, it will also help in minimising accidents and vending of narcotics in the area.

Retired Town Clerk Angela Collins said the lights went out in the 1990s and she is happy to see...

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is expected to take back responsibility for repairs and maintenance of several interior roads amid a major delay by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to award contracts to maintain the roadways.
 
This was disclosed by Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson on Thursday night in the National Assembly. This was after opposition Chief Whip...

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PUBLIC TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Disruption of Traffic on UG Public Road

The Special Projects Unit (SPU), under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, wishes to inform the general public that UG Public Road between Sixth Street and the entrance of the University of Guyana, will be closed to facilitate Culvert works. This closure will occur on Saturday July 21, 2018 from 7:00hrs to 18:00hrs Sunday July 22, 2018. Read more

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson has indicated that the flood-damaged Linden-Lethem trail will be reopened soon.

Speaking to media operatives yesterday at the National Toshao Council Conference, Minister Patterson explained that the contracts are already out for works on the road. 

The contract is for a year so it will be from this year Jun 1st to June 1st next year. So, we’ll try to ensure there is continued use of the road so the aim is to ensur...

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