Port Kaituma main road blocked off, traffic stalled
-as residents protest for repairs
Upset over the state of their roads, Port Kaituma residents yesterday blocked a section of the main roadway, barring all vehicular traffic heading to and from the airstrip, waterfront and backdam and cutting off supplies to mining camps.
About 75 residents took part in the protest actions and there are plans to block the airstrip today. A Port Kaituma resident told Stabroek News that they were fed up with the state of the road. Around 9 am, she said, residents came out and blocked the roadway at the hospital turn using vehicles. In some parts tyres were used.
The resident explained that as a result of the blockage, traffic coming from the airport and going to the waterfront and the backdam was unable to pass, including trucks and cruisers filled with …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.