Some $281 million dollars in contracts were signed Tuesday for the rehabilitation of roads in Regions Six and Nine.

Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Deodat Indar,, and the Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat facilitated the signing ceremony at the Ministry of Public Works, Fort Street, Kingston.

The three contracts were awarded to three contracting companies from the respective regions.

The first contract was awarded to J.R Ranch Inc. for the rehabilitation of the Lethem to Annai, North Rupununi road in Region Nine. The contract is valued $85,975,155 and should be completed over the next nine months.

The second contract valued at $165,766,650, caters to the rehabilitation of the Black Bush Polder one kilometre stretch, 6.7-meter-wide main access road at section two Johanna, Region Six.

The project was awarded to Kascon Engineering Services and has a duration of seven months.

Contract three was awarded to Sawa Investments Inc. for the rehabilitation of a road in section three, Mibicuri, Region Six. The $29,806,770 project is slated to be completed in three months. (Extracted and modified from the Department of Public Information)


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