‘This road ain’t built for people’

- Canal Number 2 residents seeking relief from travelling nightmare

Residents of Canal Number 2 Polder, West Bank Demerara are complaining that a loam road, which runs parallel to the village access road, is on the verge of collapse after contractors ceased works nearly two years ago.

Villagers who live along the muddy loam road described it as “sand storm” in the dry season and a slushy muddy dam in the rainy season. They said they preferred the old dam they had before Ministry of Public Works contractors started to build a new road.

“This road ain’t built for people. It build for tractors and trucks. It’s really deh bad but if they de pitch the road it would have been better but you see when the rain fall here we have to take  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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