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Roads ravaged

RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

Roads ravaged

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THE DAMAGE THAT raging waters inflicted on the island’s roads on Tuesday is expected to cost Government millions of dollars to repair.

That assessment has come from Ministry of Transport and Works Minister Michael Lashley, one day after a trough system dumped over six inches of rain, caused severe flooding in some areas and substantial destruction to both major and minor roads.

Lashley toured some affected areas yesterday that included Oistins, Christ Church; Marley Vale, in St Philip, and Boarded Hall and South District, in St George.

“When you look at Oistins Hill, we have to start in the millions because that whole corner has been badly damaged. And not only that, it is within the tourism belt, schools are up there, it is a high-traffic area and there are residential districts around.” (RB)

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