Public Works Minister discloses that a temporary bypass will be built in the Roseau Valley Cabanis area
Public Works Minister Miriam Blanchard has disclosed that government has decided to build a temporary bypass in Cabanis,to serve the villagersin the Roseau Valley area, following a major collapse of a road that is affecting the communities of Fond Canie, Trafalgar and Laudat.
Blanchard said “government will do all in its power to seek a speedy solution to the situation at Cabanis. We have had to direct all traffic for the Valley through the Wotten Waven area. Unfortunately, there is a lot of ongoing construction in that area at this time, andin order to make it easier for persons who reside in, and who visit that area, government is moving immediately towardthe evaluation of a bypass in the same Cabanis area”.
Blanchard said work will soon begin on the realignment of the collapsed road. She also highlighted that government will be taking further steps to enhance the condition of the roads leading to Wotten Waven.
Traffic issues facing local drivers and touristswere brought to attention of a government visiting team, and Blanchard said a better method of traffic management will developed through collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism & Urban Development, Police authorities, the Ministry of Justice, and the Ministry for Public Works.
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