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Repair works on the Mocha Bridge in Soufriere, which sustained major structural damage as a result of Hurricane Tomas, has been completed

The new structure is a two (2) lane 9.6 metres wide bridge, and has a total span of 14.6 metres. One (1) pedestrian sidewalk was included, while safety railings were placed on either side of the bridge. River protection works using strong stone system were used to prevent erosion and ensure proper flow and alignment is maintained. Concrete road drains were also built to channel run-off water and to protect the new structure.

Parliamentary representative for Soufriere Harold Dalson addressed constituents during a small ceremony to open the bridge.

Construction commenced in September 2013, and just as the recently opened Deville Bridge, this bridge was constructed by Construction and Industrial Equipment (CIE). The contractor was engaged through the Finance and Build Model.

Meanwhile, Infrastructure Minister Philip J Pierre revealed that works on a new project to rehabilitate the Sulpha Springs is expected to commence shortly.

He has called for patience from residents of Esperance Soufriere as the governments seeks to source funding for repairs on the road in their area.
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