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Private entity paving roads a ‘disgrace’

HEATHER-LYNN EVANSON, [email protected]

Private entity paving roads a ‘disgrace’

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IT IS A SAD day when the private sector has to step in to fill a breach that should have been taken care of by government.

But, stressed Barbados Labour Party MP for St James Central, Kerrie Symmonds, he was extremely appreciative of the gesture of the Aron and Christina Truss Foundation paying for the repaving the seven-kilometre stretch between the Spring Garden Highway and Holetown, St James.

Last week, that the principals of the philanthropic foundation revealed they had engaged, C.O. Williams Construction Ltd, to repave the road and was enlisting businesses, hotels along the stretch and motorists, who use the high-traffic artery, in the attempt to raise the $3.6 million to fund the project. (HLE)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.