Carifesta Avenue upgrade behind schedule

first_img…1st phase completedDespite assertions that the Carifesta Avenue road upgrade will be finished in time for Caricom Day, onlyPhase one of the Carifesta Avenue road project has been completedphase one of the project has been completed, a source close to the project disclosed.The source told Guyana Times that the preliminary upgrade of the project has been completed by Dynamics Engineering.The company has installed the lamps on the median, which was constructed by H Nauth and Sons.Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson had indicated that the project would be completed in July; however, the source stated that this was a far cry from reality, since the second phase is scheduled to commence later this month. The second phase consists of the widening of the road.Nevertheless, the preliminary phase has been completed in time for Caricom Day, which also happens to coincide with the 37th Caricom Heads of Government summit.Carifesta Avenue was supposed to be widened and the insignia of various States placed there in time for Caricom Day.Coat-of-Arms of the various member countries will be hoisted along the Avenue, which the Heads will have to traverse to get to the Heads of Government Meeting this week.The upgrade is expected to cost the Government US$138 million. It was divided into two lots which were awarded to H Nauth and Sons, which is handling the road works, and Dynamic Engineering, the company handling the electrical works.Once the project is completed, the road will be wider, able to facilitate more traffic and more brightly lit.last_img read more

Adorable pups need loving homes

first_imgAdorable crossbreed puppies are looking for a loving home. If you are interested in adopting these playful sweethearts, then contact Annamarie Koen of the Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL) as soon as possible. There are also cats and dogs up for adoption. A male Boerboel cross is urgently in need of a good home.Would you like to give an “orphan” some tender loving care?The love and devotion you will receive in return will be 10-fold, so adopt today!The league still urgently needs a stationery cupboard. If you have one and are willing to donate it, please contact the AACL.A heartfelt thank you to Pierre Massyn and Buy ‘n Save for their kind donations of dog food towards the league.If you are interested in making a contribution or you have a query, pay a visit to the kennels (on the N11 just before the Limit Hill robots) or contact Annamarie on 076-151-1784.DID YOU KNOW?Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsitelast_img read more