Overhead walkway proposed for Mandela Avenue expansion
An overhead walkway between the East and North Ruimveldt Multilateral Schools and a designated cycling lane spanning the length of Sheriff Street and Mandela Avenue are to be included in the final draft design of the Sheriff Street/Mandela Avenue Expansion Project.
This was revealed by Manager of Tech Services at the Public Works Ministry Rabindranauth Chandarpal ahead of this week’s presentation of the final draft design to stakeholders for them to judge if their concerns were taken into consideration in its preparation.
The idea to install these two features to the structure, Chandarpal said, came after examining what has been done by other countries in the region, including Trinidad and Tobago. The overhead crossing is a feature that was included in the project to ensure the safety of school children who cross the road to access transportation, among other reasons. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.