Government has signed a contract for the supervision of ongoing works to rehabilitate the Douglas-Charles airport.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Works, Kendall Johnson, signed the contract with La Robe Creole Limited on Monday April 18th.
Chief Technical Officer in the Ministry of Public Works, Emile Lancelot, detailed the ongoing works and explained the role of the consultancy.
“These works include repairs to the three taxi ways, drainage rehabilitation, runway repairs, repairing the river wall as well as construction of an extension to the sea wall. In addition to this, there are ongoing fencing works at the airport which are in an advanced stage. The consultant is expected to represent the Government on site to ensure that [work] is done in a timely manner and also to ensure that it is done to standards in terms of quality that is expected.”