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The B1/1 Cumuto Tumpuna Road Cumuto Successfully Completed!

30 Nov 2022

 The Bridges, Landslip and Traffic Management Programme Implementation Unit (BLT PIU) is a special project unit that is attached to the Highways Division.  It  manages:

 

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MOWT's Achievements 2022 - Bridges Reconstruction Programme

09 Nov 2022

Bridges represent critical elements of our overall transportation system. Under the Ministry’s Bridges Reconstruction Programme, the Bridges, Landslips and Traffic Management Unit reconstructed 37 bridges in Phases 1 & 2, with an estimated 24 bridges to be constructed under Phase 3A&B in 2023.This forms part of the Ministry’s mandate to provide quality infrastructure across Trinidad.

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Minister of Works and Transport Visits M1 Tasker Road 4.0km Mark for the Reopening

24 Oct 2022

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport was on-site at the M1 Tasker Road 4.0km Mark as the Ministry’s Highways Division completes restoration works on the roadway. The M1 Tasker Road will be reopened to the commuting public at 6:00 p.m. today (Monday 24th October, 2022). At the site visit, Minister Sinanan expressed his satisfaction with the timely progress made on the project which was completed within a two-week period.

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Progress Update on Repair of Landslip at La Fortune Pluck/Santa Cecilia Trace San Francique

20 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on the progress of the repairs to the landslip at La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecilia Trace, San Francique. To date, the Ministry has initiated works on this project. However, prior to commencing works on the landslip, a number of preliminary activities must be undertaken.

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MOWT Responds to Reports on La Fortune PLuck Road/ Santa Cecelia Trace

11 Oct 2022

Following several media reports on the landslip at La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecelia Trace, the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) would like to take this opportunity to clarify some critical matters as it relates to the progress of this project.

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Bridge B1in70 is Now a Two Lane Reinforced Concrete Bridge

04 Oct 2022

The Bridge B1/70 was previously a single lane bailey bridge with no sidewalks and could accommodate a maximum capacity of 10 tonnes. It was transformed into a two lane reinforced concrete bridge with improved drainage and river protection, and no load limit. The Ministry of Works and Transport held a brief Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to officially open B1/70 along the Paria Main Road, Blanchisseuse.

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Minister of Works and Transport Tours Landslips at La Fortune Pluck Road

18 May 2022

On May 18th 2022, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport (MOWT) accompanied by Directors of the Ministry’s Highways Division, the Bridges, Landslips and Traffic Management Unit and representatives of the National Infrastructure Development Company Limited visited the La Fortune Pluck Road and San Francique areas.

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