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    • The scope of work entails the construction of a Storm Water Drainage System and the Subdivision access roadway, which is valued at $14,905,235.
    • “The sale for the nine remaining lots will be placed on the open market and are valued at an approximate cost of $1.5 million each, which will amount to a total cost of $13,500,000,” he further disclosed.
    • Additionally, phase two was completed at a cost of $12,330,400. Works included the installation of kerb and channels, construction of catchment basins, construction of wing walls and the construction of earth drains with berm.

    The Crooked River, Annotto Bay Hurricane Sandy Relocation Project will move into its third phase of development, says Minister of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr.

    The scope of work entails the construction of a Storm Water Drainage System and the Subdivision access roadway, which is valued at $14,905,235.

    Mr. Charles Jr. made the announcement at the contract-signing ceremony, held at the Ministry in Kingston- today (September 24).

    The contract has been awarded to Bundah and Sons Construction Limited.

    According to Minister Charles Jr, based on the level of infrastructure that was required for the development, the value of the lots had to be subsidised by the Ministry to meet the affordability level of the affected families.

    The relocation project was launched after the passage of Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, where approximately 40 families lost their homes in the Annotto Bay, St. Mary, area.

    The project is being funded and subsidised from the Ministry’s Housing Fund account at an overall cost of $67,458,239.60.

    He noted that, to date, 30 of the relocated families have been “servicing their respective payments, which, upon completion, will generate a total of $17,555,284.76”.

    “The sale for the nine remaining lots will be placed on the open market and are valued at an approximate cost of $1.5 million each, which will amount to a total cost of $13,500,000,” he further disclosed.

    Meanwhile, the Minister noted that phase one of the project was valued at $40,202,604.60. Some of the works completed were the excavation of the roadway, application of the river shingle, construction of stormwater drains, construction of individual tertiary sewerage treatment plant and the installation of an electrical distribution system.

    Additionally, phase two was completed at a cost of $12,330,400. Works included the installation of kerb and channels, construction of catchment basins, construction of wing walls and the construction of earth drains with berm.

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