Vendors around Stabroek Market to be repositioned

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Minister of Public Work Juan Edghill and Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, Minister of Home Affairs along with their technical staff Friday morning visited the Stabroek Market and its environs.

Both Ministers took to the central hub of commercial activities in Georgetown to inspect and observe the structure of business entities, especially as it pertains to drainage issues, congestion, garbage disposal, private vehicles parking in areas that are not regulated, blockage of fire service vehicles getting access to and from the station and the layout of vendors who are hindering the flow of traffic.

(Photo: Ministry of Public Works/October 16, 2020)

It was announced by Minister Benn that the city fire service department will begin washing of the tarmacs and bus parks over the weekend in the vicinity of the Stabroek market, while the Ministry of Public Works will commence patching of the roads and painting clear demarcation lines for bus lanes and travel lanes.

(Photo: Ministry of Public Works/October 16, 2020)

According to Minister Edghill, this will ease the congestion and vendors impeding on the roadways to hinder the flow of traffic.”

Further engagements will be conducted with City Council to facilitate the repositioning of vendors to facilitate the smooth flow of movement for vehicles and people. (Ministry of Public Works Press Release)

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