All barbershops, rumshops, vending carts on Govt reserve on EBD to be removed

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See full statement below from the Ministry of Public Works:

The Ministry of Public Works will be conducting a campaign on the East Bank of Demerara to remove all obstructions/encumbrances on the Main Access Road.

This is in accordance with Section 29 of the Road Act Cap. 51:01 of the Laws of Guyana.

This campaign will commence on Sunday, 13 September 2020. The general public and violators are advised to remove all such violations before the campaign commences.

“All encumbrances found on the Government’s reserve during this campaign will be removed immediately with a recovery cost attached.

Items which will be removed are:

  1. Derelict Vehicle/Equipment
  2. Immovable Vehicle
  3. Hardware Store
  4. Barber Shop
  5. Rum Shop and Bar
  6. Builders waste
  7. Roadside Shop
  8. Car Park
  9. Sawmill
  10. Cargo Containers
  11. Scrap Iron Dealer
  12. Clay Stock Pile/Heap
  13. Sand/Stone Heap 14. Structure
  14. Mobile Vending Cart
  15. Tyre Servicing
  16. Mud-dumping
  17. Workshop
  18. Non-Derelict
  19. Concrete mixing (ROAD)
  20. No Stopping/No Parking Sign
  21. 22. None Approved Sign Board
  22. Paddy Drying
  23. Raised Driveway/Property Access

Clarification from the Ministry of Public Works: 

The Ministry of Public Works is taken aback that a simple clean up exercise which is long overdue has been misconstrued to the Ministry breaking down facilities or removing anything from Public spaces.

We wish to assure all Guyanese that in our effort to keep our roadways, pavements and sidewalks clear, it will be done in consultation with the people and to ensure there is no disruption of economic activity.

We invite all citizens to join in the cleanup of their neighbourhood.

Debris, builders waste, sand, and cut trees must not be allowed to encumber the roadways or the movements of pedestrians.

Thank you for your cooperation and continued support.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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