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Duguid: A disgrace

MARIA BRADSHAW, mariabradshaw@nationnews.com

Added 09 July 2020

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AT LAST: After four fatalities and several serious accidents, traffic lights are finally being installed along the Ronald Mapp Highway’s juncture at Westmoreland, St James. The lights will be operational by next week. (Picture by Jameel Springer.)

Minister of Transport and Works Dr William Duguid has described as “scandalous” the storage of $2 million in road maintenance equipment in a warehouse for over two years by the last Government.

Duguid said that equipment should have been used to carry out critical road improvement and repairs such as the installation of traffic lights at the junction of the Ronald Mapp Highway and Westmoreland, St James, where there have been several road fatalities and serious accidents.

He made the comments yesterday during a media briefing at the juncture where the ministry is installing traffic lights.

They are expected to be switched on next week. (MB)

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