Roadwork

Road Corridors To Be Opened For Christmas Holidays

November 21, 2011

Nassau, The Bahamas - The Project Execution Unit of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced Friday that in anticipation of increased traffic volumes during the month of December, particularly during the week prior to Christmas, the Ministry and the contractor for the New Providence Improvement and Infrastructure Project are working on returning traffic to several key road corridorsby expediting works so that the first layer of asphalt can be completed.

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Festive Season To See An End To Road Works
Festive Season To See An End To Road Works

November 20, 2011

MANY of the roads under construction across New Providence will be cleared of their temporary barriers for the Christmas season, while others will be completed in time for the holiday, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

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Road Corridors To Be Opened For Christmas Holidays
Road Corridors To Be Opened For Christmas Holidays

November 19, 2011

NASSAU, The Bahamas - The Project Execution Unit of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced Friday that in anticipation of increased traffic volumes during the month of December.

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'Hard Pressed' Pressed Xmas Concern On Roadworks

November 15, 2011

Many Bahamian businesses are expressing concern that New Providence's roadworks will leave them "hard pressed" to enjoy the Christmas sales performance they are used to, a former Chamber of Commerce president yesterday saying there was "real pressure" for the major roads to be opened by the first week in December.

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Local contractors and New Providence roads

November 15, 2011

Last week, Baha Mar proclaimed, with much exuberance and optimism, the official initiation of its multi-billion dollar development in the Cable Beach area by completion of the new roadway surrounding the site for the planned luxury hotels.

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Eleuthera Water Works Commissioning Remarks by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham
Eleuthera Water Works Commissioning Remarks by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham

November 14, 2011

Eleuthera , Bahamas - Enclosed are remarks delivered by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham on November 11, 2011. I participated, earlier today, in the opening of a new realigned West Bay Street in Nassau.

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Baha Mar Announces West Bay Street Opening and Handover Ceremony

November 14, 2011

ASSAU, The Bahamas - Baha Mar, the largest single-phase resort development in the history of the Caribbean, celebrates the opening of West Bay Street, completing the first milestone in the mega-resort construction.

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West Bay Street Handover Ceremony Remarks - Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham
West Bay Street Handover Ceremony Remarks - Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham

November 11, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen:

It is my great pleasure to be present here this morning as we officially open the new and improved West Bay Street at Cable Beach. This realignment of West Bay Street diverts traffic south of the Baha Mar Resort, nowadays marketed as Baha Mar: the Bahamian Riviera.

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Roads to reopen for Christmas
Roads to reopen for Christmas

November 11, 2011

BEFORE Christmas, the Ministry of Works expects to reopen several "key" roads currently closed for construction.

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DNA says, Treatment of Bahamians at NPRI Project Disgraceful

November 08, 2011

Nassau, Bahamas - "Despicable and disgraceful," is how Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Bain & Grants Town candidate, Rodney Moncur described the alleged treatment of Bahamians at the hands of the foreign owned Jose Cartellone Company.

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Northbound Traffic Only On Baillou Hill Road

November 04, 2011

Check out the Government's new "Road Improvement" Facebook Page The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announces that from Vesey to Cockburn Streets on Baillou Hill Road has been paved and Baillou Hill Road from Wulff Road heading north toward St. Agnes Anglican Church is open to two lanes of NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC ONLY.

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Road Works Cause Growing Frustrations For Some Prince Charles Business People
Road Works Cause Growing Frustrations For Some Prince Charles Business People

November 03, 2011

Some businesses owners on Prince Charles Drive expressed frustrations yesterday over ongoing road work on that major thoroughfare.

Since June 11, businesses, particularly those located in the Plaza Del Sol Shopping Mall on Prince Charles Drive, have been at the center of a full road closure as a result of the ongoing road works.

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Road Closure on Robinson Road Between Baillou Hill Road and First Street

November 02, 2011

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport advises that as of Monday, October 31, the eastbound lane of Robinson Road between Baillou Hill Road and First Street is closed to allow the installation of underground utilities at the junction of First Street and Robinson Road. Eastbound traffic should use Coconut Grove Avenue as an alternative route.

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Ministry of Works Announces Road Closure on Robinson Road

October 31, 2011

The public is advised that Beginning Monday, October 31 the eastbound lane of Robinson Road between Baillou Hill Road and First Street will be closed to allow the installation of underground utilities at the junction of First Street and Robinson Road.

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Temporary Road Closures in Nassau Announced
Temporary Road Closures in Nassau Announced

October 31, 2011

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has announced temporary road closures beginning the week of October 24 as part of the redevelopment plan for Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre.

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Remarks By D. Shane Gibson MP Golden Gates - Road Traffic Act Amendment

October 28, 2011

Nassau, Bahamas - The following are remarks made by Hon D Shane Gibson, member of Parliament for Golden Gates on the Road Traffic Act Amendment. Mr. Speaker, first of all, I would like to thank the wonderful people of the great constituency of Golden Gates, for allowing me to represent them in this place over the past nine and a half years.

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Anger Over A Different Sound Of Horns On Bay St.

October 27, 2011

DRIVERS were outraged yesterday afternoon when both lanes of Bay Street were closed off for a band practice session.

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Government Launches PotHole Total Hotline To Tackle The Bumps

October 27, 2011

THE government is preparing to tackle the pothole problem plaguing the streets of New Providence.

Minister of Works and Transport Neko Grant issued a statement yesterday asking drivers and pedestrians to report all potholes they come across throughout the island.

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Government officials inspect roads in North Andros

October 24, 2011

The Hon. Neko C Grant, Minister of Public Works and Transport inspected the conditions of public roads in North Andros during a weekend visit to that island.

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MP: 'Businesses are hurting'

October 24, 2011

ELIZABETH MP Ryan Pinder yesterday criticised the government for implementing policies that he said have hurt small to medium sized businesses and ultimately caused the Bahamas to receive negative ratings by various international agencies and institutions.

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