Major Rehabilitation Works underway Along Bay Farm Road, St. Andrew

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that major rehabilitation works is in progress along Bay Farm Road in St. Andrew. The works were suspended to determine the location of utilities that could be impacted during construction activities and resumed on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

Manager of Communication and Customer Services at the National Works Agency, Stephen Shaw says that these works include construction of sidewalks and laying of kerbs, construction of culverts and widening of the intersection at Bay Farm Road/Waltham Park Road. He says that repairs to the pavement include total rehabilitation of sections, milling of sections to remove the uneven surface and paving the entire two kilometre stretch with Asphaltic Concrete.

The cost of this project is just over $180.8 million and is one of several in St. Andrew that is being undertaken through the Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme. It is expected to be completed within twelve months.

The NWA is asking motorists who use this corridor to obey the posted warning signs and the instructions of flag persons while work is in progress.