Cabinet Awards Some $900 Million in Contracts for Housing, Water, Sewage and Road Projects


Cabinet has awarded a contract valued at $795 million to HDB Construction Limited for the building of 767 town houses under phase one of the Twickenham Park Housing Development Construction project.
Minister of Transport and Works, Mike Henry made this disclosure at on (Oct. 9) weekly post-Cabinet press briefing held at Jamaica House.
The project is a joint venture agreement between the Jamaica Civil Servants Housing Company Limited and the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) and will benefit qualified National Housing Trust (NHT) beneficiaries, members of the JCTU, and the Jamaica Civil Servants Housing Company Limited.
In the meantime, Surrey Paving and Aggregate Limited got the go-ahead from Cabinet to begin infrastructure works in Catherine Hall, St. James. The contract is valued at $91 million and work will entail the construction of roadways, storm water drainage, water distribution and sewage systems in that area.
Cabinet on Monday (Oct. 8) also awarded a contract to Bill Wright Construction for the rehabilitation of Anderson Drive in May Pen, Clarendon. The contract is valued at $15 million.

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