Bodden Town ramp ready for boats by month end

| 09/04/2012

Coewood beach 4 apri b (220x300)_0.jpg(CNS): Ministry officials said last week that the boat ramp, curbing and sidewalk works are already complete at Coewood Beach Enhancement Project in Bodden Town. Although the full project is not expected to be finished in June, project manager Niasa Ross has said that boaters and fishermen should be able to launch boats by the end of April. The estimated cost of the entire project is $500,000 but this current phase is around $200,000. Work on the market stalls will be carried out by Public Works Department and is expected to start once the Planning Department has given approval. The minister with responsibility for Works, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly said the people of Bodden Town have been ready for this boat ramp and it will be good for tourists and families.

“This site is popular with local fishermen and will also be well-received by recreational boaters, especially now that summer is coming. When the project is complete, it will be a much more enjoyable place for families and the community,” Mark Scotland the local MLA and minister added. “We are grateful for the funding from DAWL&A Ministry and the Hon. Deputy Premier, which allowed us to renovate and enhance this site for the people of Bodden Town.


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