Bridge Authority members introduced

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From: Bahamas Information Services

The Hon. Alfred Sears, Minister of Works and Utilities, introduced the members of the Bridge Authority committee which has responsibility for managing the Paradise Island Bridge and any other bridge under its purview, Tuesday, December 7 at the Ministry of Works and Utilities.The members are: Basil Longley, chairperson; Arnold Bain, deputy chairperson and members: Orita Stubbs, Hartley Wilkinson, Lorraine Johnson-Berry, Charles Colebrooke, Leroy Archer, Jr. and Paul Smith.

Mr. Longley thanked Minister Sears and the government for the opportunity to serve on the board.  He said the board is made up of financial, construction, maintenance and technology backgrounds to form a formidable group that can deliver on the mandate of the government.

He expressed confidence that the board is able to achieve its intention to move the bridge authority from where it is today to new and greater heights.