Harbour bridge may reopen for light traffic today
-chaos continues at stellings
The Demerara Harbour Bridge is expected to reopen to light traffic today, General Manager Rawlston Adams announced yesterday, a day after a section of the structure sank.
But with travel between Region Three and the capital city and other parts of Region Four affected by the temporary closure of the bridge, interim arrangements were made to complement the besieged speedboat services in order to get some pedestrians across yesterday. “We are expecting this afternoon (yesterday) to facilitate some pedestrian traffic over the bridge. We are going to have some arrangements where minibuses can come up to the high span and passengers can disembark and they can trek to the other end and get to their respective places,” Adams told a press conference.
Up to yesterday afternoon, commuters continued to flock the stellings on both ends of the river. On Monday morning, a small section of the bridge sank, after the jaws of one of the piers supporting two …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.