The Ministry of Transport, Works, Urban Development and Local Government will be hosting a ceremony today for the official opening of the Caratal Bridge, at Georgetown.

The ceremony is scheduled to begin at two this afternoon and will hear brief remarks from Ministry officials, the contractor, and Parliamentary Representative of North Windward, Hon. Montgomery Daniel.

The feature address will be given by Minister of Transport and Works and Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. the Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves.

The Caratal Bridge was among the many critical infrastructure that were damaged during the December 2013, Christmas Eve through system that adversely affected St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The project was funded by the Government from the proceeds of a loan facilitated from the Bank of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The contract was valued at $ 2,999,752.86 and was executed by Bailey Contractors.

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