Dennis Street, Sophia Road reopens ahead of schedule

first_imgThe Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) advises the general public that Dennis Street and the Sophia Access Road between ‘A’ Field and Eastern Highway, Georgetown, is now reopened to vehicular traffic, days ahead of its scheduled completion.Construction works on this road began on April 4 and was slated to be completed by April 18. However, recognising that the closed area was an important one for residents and commuters in Sophia, general contractor Colin Talbot and his team worked harder to ensure the work was done before its deadline.The newly rehabilitated Sophia Access RoadThe road works saw the completion of approximately 300 metres of timber revetment along Dennis Street, Sophia. This construction included the installation of steel tie-rods and “dead man” structures.Besides Sophia, the MPI will be undertaking other major infrastructural works in Pattensen and Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, as part of its Urban Areas Development Plan for 2016.The MPI extended appreciation to the general public – and particularly the community of Sophia – for its patience and understanding during the construction period.last_img read more