The Government of Dominica through the Ministry of Public Works, Energy and Ports has signed a contract with the newly inaugurated Bagatelle/ Fond St. Jean/ Pointe Carib Village Council for road improvements on the Fond St. Jean main road.
Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Works, Energy and Ports Kendell Johnson handed over a cheque $350,000 to new Chairman of the Bagatelle/ Fond St. Jean/ Pointe Carib Village Council Angelina Martin at the Fifteenth Inaugural Meeting of the Council on Friday, October 4, 2014.
The condition of the section of road from the existing Fond St. Jean box culvert and continuing into the village of Fond St. Jean will be rehabilitated. This includes; the removal of the existing surface; improvement of existing road base and levelling and rehabilitation of two (2) sections of road.
Section 1 includes the rehabilitation of 607ft long by 16 ft wide of five inches thick reinforced rigid pavement.
Section 2 includes the rehabilitation of 869ft long by 22ft wide by five inch thick rigid pavement.
Sub-contractors will be engaged by the Village Council to undertake the works while the technical staff of the Ministry of Public Works, Energy and Ports will provide supervision.