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Emergency roadwork for St Mary after holidays

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2014 | 9:12 AM

Debbie-Ann Wright, News Editor - Radio

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

State Minister in the works ministry Richard Azan says approval has been given for the task to undertaking emergency works to the abutments of Tryall Bridge in St Mary, which were badly scoured during the recent heavy rains.

He says the Tryall Pedestrian Bridge which was washed away some time ago will be reconstructed.

Azan says the necessary funding has been secured and construction will begin after the holiday period.

He is asking for the patience of all affected residents in the meantime and is advising motorists and pedestrians to use all roadways with caution during the holiday period.

Azan met with a technical team from the ministry yesterday following a site visits to St Mary and Portland over the weekend to carry out flood damage assessment.

He says the meeting was held with the Technical Team to prepare a detailed assessment of the damage to roadways and road furniture, which will be submitted to the Cabinet.

He says that designs will have to be done and approval for funding given to undertake emergency works.

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