Section of Leguan stelling collapses


A section of the Leguan stelling, Essequibo Islands collapsed on Monday afternoon.

The News Room was reliably informed that no one was injured as a result of the incident which occurred at approximately 16:00hrs.

The stelling has been in a deplorable state for quite some time.

In September 2018, the Government revealed that a contract valued $413M was awarded to S. Maraj Contracting Services to repair the stelling.

The engineer’s estimate for the project was $455 million.

The News Room attempted to get a comment from the Transport and Harbours Department but was told that no one is available to speak with the media. The Ministry of Public Infrastructure has promised to issue a statement on the incident.

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