New E Division Headquarters 95% complete

first_imgThe newly constructed E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Headquarters, situated at Mackenzie, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is now 95 per cent complete. The project, which was initially expected to wrap up June month-end is now past its deadline. However, Divisional Commander Anthony Vanderhyden has indicated that the contractor is now applying the “finishing touches” on the building.Among the works to be completed are internal electrical wiring as well as the fenceThe new E Division Headquartersand landscaping.Construction work had commenced last December after the former structure was demolished to facilitate the reconstruction of a $80 million modern policing facility, equipped with all modern amenities. The project is being funded through an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan. The Divisional Commander had noted that while the project was expected to take up to five months to be completed it was given an extended period of a month. The larger two-storey facility which is being constructed measures approximately 135 feet by 45 feet. The modern facility, when completed, is expected to bring about an ease in the state of affairs at the Police Station.Presently, the Police department is operating out of make shift offices within its compound, in an effort to facilitate the reconstruction process.last_img read more