Works and Transport Ministry

Works Minister v HRM in court again today

Officials of the Works and Transport Ministry and members of the Highway Reroute Movement (HRM) returned to the San Fernando Supreme Court, today, to make their legal submissions before the judge.

Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan was cross examined yesterday by HRM leader Dr Wayne Kublalsingh, who is representing himself in a judicial review claim he brought against the minister.

Traffic disruption today again, at Curepe Interchange

The temporary traffic disruption on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway’s eastbound and westbound lanes near the Curepe Interchange continues today…

An official release from NIDCO and the Works and Transport Ministry indicates that the disruption will remain in effect until 9 tonight.

This disruption is to facilitate the transportation and delivery of steel girders from the Chaguaramas Port to the Curepe Intersection, in order to continue construction works on the Bridge Flyover for the Curepe Interchange Project.

Tabaquite MP condemns weekend traffic disruption on UBH

Member of Parliament for Tabaquite, Dr Surujrattan Rambachan, is condemning the planned traffic disruptions on the Uriah Butler Highway this weekend, as the Works and Transport Ministry carries out road works.

Dr Rambachan, who is a former minister of Works and Transport, believes the disruption is a deliberate move by the PNM to hamper UNC campaigning over the weekend.

The full text of the MP’s release, follows…

Cedros Councillor: “Fix the floodgates…”

Local government representative for the Cedros community, Shankar Teelucksingh, says they are bracing for the sea to invade more of the area, as weather patterns continue to change, and sea levels rise.

Recent viral videos in social media show sea water entering people’s homes.

Councillor Shankar Teelucksingh told us the Bonasse Housing Scheme was affected the most by the recent invading sea waters. He notes in addition, fisherfolk were hard hit as their camps were flooded, their nets damaged and their boats swamped. Some 200 fishermen were affected, overall.