Highways being relit under $38M Public Works initiative

Highways will soon be well lit as part of a $38 million initiative that is expected to see a reduction in crime and accidents, according to Electrical Operations Officer of the Ministry of Public Works Terrence O’Brien.

O’Brien said the ministry embarked on a new method to repair the lights along the country’s roadways on December 31 and that contractors have been mandated to fix all defects.

He noted that contractors are currently repairing lights along the West Bank Demerara, from Versailles to the Demerara Harbour Bridge, West Coast Demerara, and at Corentyne, Berbice. In addition, highway lights are also being installed at Corentyne, Berbice, West Coast Berbice, and Linden,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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