$729M in road contracts for Regions 4, 6, 10

DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 6, 2019

Much needed upgrades to the road networks within Regions 4, 6 and 10 are set to begin as contracts totalling approximately $729M for the rehabilitation and construction of urban roads have been approved. Cabinet noted the award of contracts by the procurement agencies; the list of roads in the Administrative Regions that are to receive facelifts are as follows:

Contracts Approved for Roadworks under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure – (Region 4)

Roads Cost Contractor
Road Network, (South Entrance) South Ruimveldt $25,963,000 K.P Thomas & Sons Contracting
Tukeit Drive, South Ruimveldt $21,881,000 K.P Thomas & Sons Contracting
William Street, Kitty $17,030,000 Y. Bhola Construction
Critchtlow Ave $18,013,000 Eron Lall Civil

Engineering

Aubrey Barker Road Rehab $19,237,000 Y. Bhola Construction
Eleazar Street, Durban Backlands $18,312,000 K.P Jagdeo General Contractor
Titus Street, Agricola $11,924,000 Chung’s Global Enterprise
Maraburea Street, Meadowbrook Gardens $22,321,000 Chung’s Global Enterprise
Meadow Brook Access Road $14,725,000 Puran Brothers Inc.
Front Road, West Ruimveldt $69,083,400 H. Nauth & Sons
Agricola Main Access (Brutus Street) $48,696,570 Guyamerica Inc.
Essequibo Street, Lamaha Springs $37,057,800 Chung’s Global Enterprise

Contracts Approved for Roadworks under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure – Region 6

Roads Cost Contractor
Primary School Street, Manchester Corentyne $41,418,000 Kason Engineering
Semple Street, Sheet Anchor, East Canje Berbice $34,393,000 Y. Bhola Construction
Sansculotte Street, (Bun Bush Dam), East Canje, Berbice $74,071,000 Surrey Paving & Ideal
Middlewalk Dam, Alness Village, Corentyne $28,607,000 H. Nauth & Sons
First Cross Street Section B Grant 1651 Crabwood Creek $19,920,000 Annirud Ramcharitar
Pepper Street, East Bank Berbice $22,414,000 Associated Construction
Middlewalk Dam, Letter Kenny Berbice $20,571,000 H. Nauth & Sons
Main Entrance (North and South), Glasgow Housing Scheme, East Bank Berbice $22,122,000 Annirud Ramcharitar

Contracts Approved for Roadworks under the Ministry of Communities – Region 10

Roads Cost Contractor
Amelia’s Ward Crabwood Phase 2

(upgrade of 280m of road with curb and soakaways)

$32,306,000 Handel Garnett
Block 22 Wismar (upgrade of 380m of road with curb and socaways) $37,482,000 Associated Construction
Ituni (upgrade of 500m of road with curb and soakaways $37,824,000 B&J Civil Works
Kwakwani (upgrade of 400m of road with curb and soakaways $ 33,853,000 B&J Civil Works

During a post-Cabinet press briefing held on Friday, Director-General within the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon stated that these contracts are part of a larger set of rehabilitation projects that have previously been awarded for the respective regions.

Total Contracts for Roadworks Previously Approved by Cabinet for 2019

Regions Roadworks
4 $309,523,000
6 $263,520,000
10 $714,510,000

Under the Budget 2019, $438.5Billion was approved by the National Assembly for the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, while $8.3Billion was approved for the Ministry of Communities to execute its mandate.

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