Guyana: President Ali inspects works on East Bank of Demerara
Guyana: President Ali inspects works on East Bank of Demerara

Guyana: The President of Republic of Guyana- Dr Irfaan Ali has recently conducted an inspection of the ongoing road works on the East Bank of Demerara.

“His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali conducted an on-the-ground inspection of the ongoing road works on the East Bank of Demerara this afternoon,” the Office of the President mentioned.

During the visit the President Ali was accompanied by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) and the Minister of Housing and Water- Collin Croal.

“The President, accompanied by a team of technical staff from the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) and the Minister of Housing and Water, the Honourable Collin Croal, made his first stop at the location for the new highway from Eccles to Diamond,” the office further informed.

As per the information shared by the government, currently the road is 25 percent completed and is on a strict timeline for completion. The first section, which will allow traffic to flow from Eccles to the Providence access road is 30 percent completed and is expected to be completed by the end of July.

The second stop the President made was at the Haags Bosch access road which is undergoing rehabilitative works.

Currently, over 1,300 metres of concrete drain is being built to allow for the road to be rehabilitated and extended into a three-lane road from the Mandela to Eccles access road to the Windsor Estates access road.

These road projects, when completed, are expected to provide significant relief to the flow of traffic during peak hours along the East Bank of Demerara.