East Bank and East Coast road expansions now set for year end completion

The overdue East Bank and East Coast four-lane expansion projects are now to be completed by the end of this year, as inclement weather, material shortages, bad management of projects by contractors and the slow relocation of utilities continue to fuel lags.

As a result of the prolonged project period, the supervisory aspect of the contracts has thus far cost the ministry an additional US$800,000.

This is according to Manager of the Works Ministry’s Roads and Bridges Department Ron Ramadan who made the revelation during a recent interview with Stabroek News.

In January, Rahaman had said that the expansion of certain sections of the East Bank Demerara road would be  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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