The company constructing the new Barbuda Airport runway says the strip will be completed at the end of the year.
Two representatives from BHM, the construction
“The Barbuda runway is likely to be completed before the end of the 2019 year; its delay is occasioned by the temporary injunction by members of the Barbuda People’s Movement which inflicted a heavy cost, as machines and men remained idle for more than one month.”
The work slowed-down significantly as machines were deliberately damaged and workers moved to other jobs during the injunction shut down.
Meantime, officials say the Friars Hill and Airport Roads are capable of completion in a few months, providing the aggregates required can be delivered to the sites.
A promise was made by the Minister of Works that BHM will be given priority in the delivery of certain sizes of aggregates.
“The stones will come from the
Complaints about payments were directed to the CDB—the bank responsible for making cash payouts.