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Thursday, 18 April 2013 00:00

Hon. Francis Fonseca and Mayor Darrell Bradley cut ribbon.  BTL and Velduca being recognizedMayor Darrel Bradley and Leader of the Opposition Francis Fonseca cut the ribbon officially declaring the Chetumal Boulevard open on Tuesday April 16th. According the Mayor Bradley it took over three months and 708 thousand dollars for the contractor RJB Construction to complete the plans which were designed by M & M Engineering. Most of the finances, he noted, went to the construction of drains alongside the boulevard. The road also consists of other features which include proper lining with therma-plastic lining and a beautified median which will be adopted by Westrac.  According to the Mayor, the plan is to extend the paving to meet the river and await the construction of the 4th bridge which will link the north side of Belize City to the south side on Chetumal boulevard. 


Speaking at the opening was leader of the opposition who was happy for the construction of the road. He thanked the mayor for the work and expressed support for the work the he is doing. He added that the new boulevard will enhance property value in the area as well as improve conditions for pedestrians as well as decrease the wear and tear on vehicles traversing the road.

The Chetumal Street Boulevard will be fully opened to vehicular traffic by Monday April 22nd.

While the occasion for the gathering was the inauguration of Chetumal Boulevard, Mayor Bradley took time out to recognize business houses which have been supportive of the Belize City Council as it transforms the City. Recognized was Belize Telemedia Limited, receiving on its behave was Dionne Miranda. Also recognized was Vilduca which is a company who distributes the Nutri-Natura brand products and who gave a cash contribution to the council for Church Street, where their business is located to be concreted.