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30 streets completed in Belmopan, more underway Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:00

Hon. John Saldivar, Area Representative for Belmopan, confirmed to the Guardian that in the past few months, Belmopan City has seen 30 streets paved either through the use of the asphalt method or concrete. The latest addition to the number of streets pave is Victoria Street in the Habet Heights of the city. Work is currently underway on Maya Mountain Street, Almond Boulevard and Chiquibul Street. Work will commence shortly on Cemetery Road in Salvapan which will also be cemented. Other streets being worked on in Las Flores include Zultana, Monja Blanca, Guacamole, Lirio, Jasmin, Tulipan, and Flor de Mayo Streets.

Under Hon. Saldivar’s watch, the street upgrades in Belmopan city have been implemented in an organized and meticulous fashion where the entire neighborhoods are uplifted, ensuring that when an area is done all streets are paved. Some of the neigborhoods that have been upgraded include the Judges Area, the Caribbean Villas area and more recently the Habet Heights area.

So far, with various sources of funding including the Ministry of Finance, RECONDEV, and the World Bank’s Municipal Development Project, 5 million dollars have been invested in the city.