PHLIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable Egbert J. Doran, announced the start of the first phase of the 2020 Road Maintenance Project to make the necessary improvements to our road network.
Minister Doran stated that the main objectives of the project are focused on repairing the badly damaged sections of the roads. “The main goal is for our roads to be as safe as possible for our residents and to improve the longevity and durability of the road network. Better road surfaces benefit us all as a community and will also make it easier, safer and more convenient.”, stated the Minister. The Ministry’s Department of Infrastructure Management have specifically identified the critical areas to ensure it is fixed as quickly as possible.
The first phase of the works started on, Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 at 9 p.m. until Thursday, December 17th, 2020 at 5 a.m. and continues Thursday, December 17th, 2020 from 9 p.m. until Friday, December 18th, 2020 at 5 a.m.
The first phase of the works started at Nazareth Road and continues onto Arch Road, L.B. Scott Road, Welfare Road and ends with Union Road.
Minister Doran advised motorists to please exercise caution for the safety of the workers and themselves at these sites and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The community will be further informed as the road works continue to move into the various districts.