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Temporary road to open next week

Restoration works in progress along the Manzanilla/Mayaro Road following last month’s flooding.

Work on the new Manzanilla/Mayaro by-pass road is 75 per cent complete and should be open to light traffic by Tuesday. So said Works and Infrastructure Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan and added connectivity would finally be re-established between Sangre Grande and Mayaro after the collapse of the Manzanilla/Mayaro Road last month. Rambachan toured the ongoing construction ...

Thank you, from Shinelle

Thank you

Dear Honourable Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, I'd like to thank you for all your assistance with me getting through with my medical which was requested by the University of the West Indies. Your help is greatly appreciated, and I have now completed the first semester of the first academic year and excelling thus far. Further thanks for the ...

Thank You, Suruj


By: PROFESSOR RAMESH DEOSARAN Sunday, December 14 2014 Thank. A simple word, more spoken than practised, it carries vital civic and moral obligations. It simply means “to express gratitude.” (tautological, but so described in Concise Oxford). The official opening by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar three weeks ago of the $100 million Valencia By-Pass turned my mind into ...

Manzanilla road passable by Friday

Manzan 7

BY next week Friday, vehicles should once again be able to traverse Manazanilla-Mayaro Road, parts of which had collapsed last month. Repair work began on Monday, involving four contractors working around the clock to get the job completed in time for Christmas. Yesterday, former director of highways, Roger Ganesh, said: “What is important for the people to ...

Trust welcomes Manzan works

Manzan 5

THE EDITOR: The Manatee Conservation Trust would like to state categorically that it has no objections to the rebuilding of the damaged road at Manzanilla and is ready to facilitate the Ministry of Works with temporary access to get the job done. Despite some concerns raised by villagers and aired by officials in the media, the ...

Rehabilitation Work of Manzanilla Road started

Manzan 5

The Minister of Works and Infrastructure, the Honourable Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan wishes to announce that work commenced today, Tuesday December 9th, 2014, on the rehabilitation of the Manzanilla/Mayaro Road. This is in keeping with the Ministry’s focus of reestablishing connectivity to the affected areas in the shortest possible time. This commencement follows initial assessments of the ...

Mr Lalchan and the railway

Knolly Tunnel in Tabaquite (4)

THERE is a point along Lee Mong Road, Tabaquite, where you can drive no further. Big bush has erased the trail that once led on to the cocoa village on Chorro Estate, both places now just memories of old people. At this dead end, you will find eight houses on a hilltop belonging to the descendants ...

Suruj braves surgery to vote

Suruj ill

A VISIBLY-ILL Works Minister, Dr Suruj Rambachan, left hospital yesterday shortly after surgery to attend the Lower House to vote on the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (No 2) Bill 2014. Sitting all alone in the empty parliamentary chamber during the tea-break while all other MPS had left for refreshments in the MP’s Lounge, ...


The Manzanilla stretch.2

The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure wishes to advise the public that it will be holding consultations on the reconstruction and rehabilitation works to be conducted on the failed portion of the Manzanilla-Mayaro Road. A first consultation is to be held at the Ministry’s Administrative Building, Richmond Street Port-of-Spain, Thursday December 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. ...

Official Opening of the Valencia Bypass Road

Official Opening of the Valencia By Pass (20)1

The new Valencia Bypass Road was officially opened on Friday November 28, 2014 by the Honourable Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Mrs. Kamla Persad Bissessar and the Minister of Works and Infrastructure the Honourable Dr. Suruj Rambachan. The road is expected to assist in eliminating traffic at the Valencia junction, a nuisance that has plagued ...