RCI St. Lucia
posted on December 03, 2014 19:45
Scores of residents of La Ressource and Dierre Morne, along with Government officials including Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security, Dr. Kenny Anthony and several members of Cabinet, cheered on Monday evening as Angel McFarlane, a five-year-old student at Plain View Combined, cut the ribbon to officially open the latest of 16 bridges rehabilitated by the Government of Saint Lucia over the past three years.
The Dierre Morne Bridge enables access to the La Tourney Cemetery. The bridge also restores the link between the communities of La Resource and Dierre Morne, which were severed as a result of the Christmas Eve Trough. One of the key features of the bridge is the inclusion of two pedestrian sidewalks. The bridge is a few hundred yards away from Plain View Combined, and several dozen students attended the opening ceremony. Dr. Anthony said:
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