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Boscobel housing scheme roads to be repaired

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:08 AM
Mayor of Port Maria Richard Creary.

Strapped for years with deplorable road conditions in their community, residents of Boscobel Heights in St Mary are to get some assistance from the St Mary Municipal Corporation.

Mayor of Port Maria Richard Creary said the municipal corporation has been assisting and will be doing additional work on sections of the road, even though it is not their responsibility.

Residents in the scheme have been forced to live with substandard road conditions for years after the developer passed away before he was able to hand over control of the scheme to the local government authorities.

But Creary told The Gleaner that the corporation is planning to repair the front section of the scheme's road network.

This is in response to the cries of the residents, who are once again voicing their frustration at the poor road condition and say they need the road fixed. A resident who said he was born and has lived in, the community ever since, told The Gleaner last Friday that he would welcome help from anywhere to fix the road.

Most of the roads in the scheme are unpaved and riddled with potholes.

Carl Gilchrist