Public Works Minister, Mirium Blanchard, has described the reconstruction of the Roseau West Bridge as urgent!
Addressing a large gathering at the groundbreaking ceremony of the $18.2m project Friday afternoon, Blanchard said by embarking on this project, the Government is acting decisively to protect the lives and enhance the safety of its citizens.
According to Blanchard, a thorough structural assessment revealed major structural and material deficiencies of the Roseau West Bridge which was built many decades ago. She stated further that the integrity of the structure was further compromised during the passage of TS Erika in August 2015.
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