Millions spent, but crumbling roads fill Block 22
Despite hundreds of millions spent on infrastructural development, Block 22 Wismar, Linden remains beset by deteriorating roads and major erosion.
An initial $280M was spent on construction of the roads in Block 22 over two years ago. They deteriorated dramatically under a year. In the last quarter of last year, a further $20M was spent under a project to repair some of the roads in the community by then President Bharrat Jagdeo, but the desired results were not achieved.
Just ask resident Enid Thom. “This if what we in this community get for all dem millions of dollars, this, look at it,” said Thom, a resident, who noted that soon after the roads were initially done, they were quickly laced with pot holes. “Some thin, thin layer of tar they throw on the road and, before you know, it turned out to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.