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New phase of works to begin says Mayor

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter

Belize City Mayor Darrel Bradley confirmed meeting with the Prime Minister this week to discuss the commencement of a new phase of infrastructural work in the City.

Bradley told The Reporter that this coming week he will execute contracts to commence works on St. Charles Street, St. Matthew’s Street, George Street, West Street, Castle Street, Lancaster Street and Magazine Road.

Bradley explained that after this second wave of streets have been completed, that would bring their total to 34 new streets and said that he expected this project to be completed by September. This is in addition to the over 100 streets that were rebuilt under the municipal bond project. Bradley said of the streets they have been working on 50 percent of those have been completed already and he believes the works are being completed in a timely fashion. He added that the City Council expects to have a significant amount of work done before the rains start.

Streets that have been completed include Regent Street West and Seashore Drive while Buttonwood Bay Drive, Princess Margaret Drive, Independence Drive are all near completion.


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