British Government to finance rehabilitation of entire road from Loubiere to Bagatelle & Fond St Jean
Finance Minister, PM Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that the British Government will finance the rehabilitation of the entire road from Loubiere to Bagatelle and Fond St Jean.
This will be done with grant funding under the UK Caribbean Infrastructure Fund, in excess of 25million pounds.
Skerrit made this pronouncement during his budget address on Tuesday.
He says the process of selection for consultants has commenced with the evaluation of the bids and construction expected to begin next year.
He also spoke of other road rehabilitation projects to be undertaken.
Skerrit stated further that government is aware of the importance of the Roseau Valley to the tourism industry.
And as such there is a comprehensive plan to improve the road network there.
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