Upgrade works to Tucville to be completed by July month-end

first_imgUpgrade works in Georgetown’s Tucville (Trade Union Congress Ville) area in observance of that community’s 50th anniversary are expected to be completed by the end of July, according to senior representative on the Community Development Board, Christopher Jones. The scope of works include the installation of street lights, planting of palm trees along the community’s parapets, establishment of water fountains, placing of benches, and erection of a welcome monument at the head where Go-Slow Avenue meets Mandela Avenue. Several other improvement works are all aimed at creating a recreational environment for residents of the ward.This development project began a few weeks ago, and has since been successful in the placing of plant pots along the streets, the clearing of the ward’s major trench to facilitate the water fountains, and progress on the welcome monument, which is 90 percent completed.According to Jones, the Public Infrastructure Ministry has already given approval to the Planning Committee’s request for street lights to be installed in the ward, and this should commence shortly.In addition, he said, the fountains are being sourced, and should be ready for installment by July.Coordinator Jones has said he is very pleased with the support he has been getting from the residents, who are equally excited at ongoing developmental works. Community meetings are usually held on a weekly basis, and residents are briefed on the progress of works.The various projects currently cost about $1.7 million, and is being financed by members of the community.The development project commenced earlier in the month, and already a welcome monument has been constructed at the head of Go-Slow Avenue on Mandela Avenue. It carries the name of the community.last_img read more