Lethem trail bridge collapses

A collapsed bridge on the Georgetown-Lethem Trail has residents of Lethem worried about power supply during the Christmas holiday as fuel tankers are currently stuck but Minister of Public Works Robeson Benn yesterday assured that it will be fixed by today.

The bridge, located some 20 miles from Kurupukari at a location referred to by commuters as Frenchman Turn, disintegrated after its foundation washed away, Benn told Stabroek News yesterday.

“There is a bridge there that collapsed, the foundation wash away. I’m told light traffic such as buses are now passing but heavy vehicles can’t…a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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