St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Island Main Road Rehabilitation Project which has entered its second phase is currently undergoing the most challenging stage from the Camps round-a-bout to the airport round-a-bout, according to a press release from the government information service.
Chief Engineer and Project Manager for the Road Rehabilitation Project, George Gilbert is quoted as saying that a number of activities are taking place in that area.
“We have The Cable there taking the opportunity to upgrade its fiber-optic lines. What they are doing is excavating and laying new ducts for their new fiber optic cable … in addition to that, we have SKELEC who is relocating poles at the same time, and doing some upgrade works too.”
Telecom provider Flow, the Water Department, and a contractor doing sidewalk construction, are also involved in activities linked to the road work.
“We have FLOW who is in the same corridor there also. We have the Water Department who is changing out some of its lines and making new connections, repairing connections and upgrading the work in the very same corridor,” Mr. Gilbert said.
“In addition to that, we have a small contractor known as Prime Construction who is doing sidewalks and drains and the main contractor who is Surrey Paving and Aggregates who is doing the main part of the work which is removing the asphalt, removing the base, laying a new sub-base, and laying a new asphalt surface,” he stated.
The public is advised to use the Bay Road and highways if possible and avoid using Cayon Street and Wellington Road in that area until work is completed.