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Updates On The Grand Sable Bridge And The Byera Bridge

The Ministry of Transport and Works says work is progressing smoothly on the Grand Sable Bridge at Mount Young in Georgetown and work on the Byera Bridge will commence soon. Chief Engineer in the Ministry of Transport and Works, Brent Bailey says work is currently ongoing on the Grand Sable River Bypass where they are… Continue Reading →

Two Bridges Will Be Officially Handed Over Today And Monday

The Ministry of Transport, Works, Urban Development and Local Government will this afternoon host the first of two official handing over ceremonies for recently constructed bridges. A release from the Ministry says this afternoon’s ceremony will take place at the Plan Bridge in Chateaubelair from two-thirty. Following this ceremony, there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony… Continue Reading →

Government Is Keeping It’s Commitment And Will Start Reconstruction On Damaged Bridges

Preparations are being made for the start of construction on four bridges which were damaged during the floods of December 2013. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves announced at a News Conference this morning that an advance team of Engineers from Ecuador arrived in the state yesterday to conduct preparatory work for the construction of the… Continue Reading →

Chief Engineer, Brent Bailey On Bailey Bridges Project

The Ministry of Transport and Works is expected to begin work to install a number of Bailey Bridges across the country within the next two months. Chief Engineer Brent Bailey said temporary bridges will be placed in communities where the bridges were damaged during recent natural disasters, including the floods of December 2013. Mr. Bailey… Continue Reading →

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Receives Assistance From Ecuador With Construction Of Bridges

President Rafael Correa of Ecuador has committed to assisting St. Vincent and the Grenadines with the construction of four bailey bridges as part of the rebuilding efforts in the wake of the December 2013 devastating floods. This was confirmed by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves at a News Conference last week. Dr. Gonsalves said one… Continue Reading →

Some 100 metres of Bailey Bridges are expected to arrive here this week

Some 100 metres of Bailey Bridges are expected to arrive here this week, as temporary replacements for the bridges which were destroyed during the floods of December last year. This was disclosed by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, during a ceremony held in Buccament last Friday to distribute appliances to persons who lost their possessions… Continue Reading →