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NWA secures additional funds for Manchester road repair project

Published:Friday | December 12, 2014 | 11:25 AM

The National Works Agency says it has secured additional funds to allow for the resumption of rehabilitative work along the Caine shop to Highgate Hall main road in Manchester.

The NWA says an additional $10 million has been approved for the project.

The agency says $8 million was originally allocated to undertake the works.

The roadway is a major link between Christiana in Manchester and farming communities in South Trelawny.

The NWA says the work should be completed by January 10, 2015.

It includes removal of old asphalt, laying of new base, priming and paving with Asphaltic Concrete.

Some sections are also be patched and drainage improvement works done.

The NWA says once completed, the improved roadway will provide smooth passage for commuters from Lorrimors, Silent Hill, Coleyville, Troy, Moravia, Craighead, Cedberg, Christiana and Albert Town.

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