Work on the Liliendaal Bridge, Turkeyen is moving apace and contractors are expected to complete reconstruction by July.
Stabroek News understands that the contractor is working to meet this deadline once there is no major interruption from the May/June rains.
To date, the company, H.Nauth and Sons Civil Engineering has removed the asphalt covered surface and has begun to drive piles for the new bridge. This newspaper was told yesterday that 28 concrete piles would be planted to support the columns and additional infrastructure. The piles will descend to a depth of 120 feet.
Earlier this month, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) said the bridge was closed for urgent works. The recommendations for urgent works were made by both a Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB) Inspection Team and engineers attached to the Ministry.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In.