Share Share LocalNews Charles Avenue to be rehabilitated by: Dominica Vibes News – February 7, 2017 Sharing is caring! 448 Views no discussions Tweet Share Senator Miriam Blanchard (file photo)The tendering process for the rehabilitation of Charles Avenue, Goodwill will commence this week, the Minister for Public Works has announced.Senator Miriam Blanchard revealed on Friday 3 February 2017 that this is part of government’s efforts and commitment to the island’s development in order to improve the standard of living of all. Finance Minister, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced during a press conference in January that estimates and designs for the rehabilitation of Charles Avenue had been completed. Senator Blanchard, who was speaking during the contract signing ceremony for the rehabilitation of the Stockfarm Road, informed that following a further review of the estimates and designs, the Charles Avenue rehabilitation project will go out to tender on Monday 6 February.“We all recall that this project will be funded through funds or revenue collected from the Road Maintenance levy. We expect work on Charles Avenue to commence by the start of the second quarter of the year,” Blanchard indicated.Blanchard said the government is aware of the deteriorating road conditions in other parts of the island caused mainly by above average and extended wet season.Accordingly, government has embarked on the assessment of all roads with a view to begin an aggressive island-wide road rehabilitation programme.Meanwhile, some of the projects under construction include realignment of the Cabannis Road in the Roseau Valley. “We all recall on December 28th 2016, that a section of that road collapsed due to a road edge failure rendering the road unsafe for vehicular traffic and making it impassable. The government then moved swiftly within a matter of days to commence the realignment of this road. Work is progressing smoothly and this is a fact that visible to all,” Blanchard stated. She added that this government’s commitment to the safety and the welfare of its people “cannot be denied”.In addition, rehabilitation of three hundred meters of the Salisbury main road continues.“In fact I visited that project [Salisbury] on Wednesday [1 February 2017] afternoon and work is progressing as per schedule,” Minister Blanchard said.
LIVE VIDEOLIVE STATS CONFERENCE’S BEST In three of UWF’s first four games, Jason Laatsch has led UWF in scoring and scored a season-high 17 points last week against Spring Hill. As a sophomore in 2014-15, Laatsch led the team in points in five games. Last year, Laatsch led the team in just one contest. Laatsch currently ranks 13th in the GSC with 14.3 points per game, 13th in three-point field goal percentage (40.9%) and 10th in three-point field goals made per game (2.3). As one of 34 remaining undefeated teams in NCAA Division II, UWF has received votes in the National Basketball Coaches Association poll and currently rank ninth in the South Region according to the D2SIDA poll. UWF currently has the 30th most votes in the national NBCA poll. LAST TIME OUT AGAINST SPRING HILL UWF ranks at the top of the Gulf South Conference in numerous statistical categories, and is one of just three teams left in the league that is still undefeated. West Florida ranks first in the GSC and 12th in the nation with 15.5 offensive rebounds per game. UWF is first in the league and ninth in the nation in scoring defense, allowing opponents to just 61.8 points per game. West Florida is second in the GSC and ninth in the nation in three-point defense, allowing opponents to just a 25.3% success rate from beyond the arc. UWF’s 3.8 turnover margin is the best mark in the conference. At 18.5 turnovers per game, UWF leads the conference and has the 27th highest average in Division II. With 3.75 offensive rebounds per game, Austin Somerfield stands second in the conference and 31st in DII. EMERGING LEADER NATIONAL RECOGNITION Print Friendly Version MOBILE, Ala. – With a 4-0 start, the University of West Florida men’s basketball team will eye its second 5-0 start since the team started 9-0 in the 1997-98 season tonight at Spring Hill. The Argos and a struggling 0-8 Badgers squad begin play at 7:00 p.m. UWF used a 54.6% field goal percentage in the second half to distance themselves from the Badgers in a 74-56 win over Spring Hill on Nov. 22. Jason Laatsch led the team with 17 points, while Austin Somerfield, Deangleo Legrier and Darryl Tucker were also all in double figures with point totals of 15,10 and 11, respectively. UWF is now 9-3 all-time against the Badgers, and extended its win streak when playing the Badgers to five with last week’s win.For information on all UWF athletics, visit GoArgos.com 31% of UWF’s point total this year have come from new additions to the team, led by Darryl Tucker who is averaging 8.3 points per game. 39% of UWF’s rebound total have come from newcomers as well, which is also led by Tucker who is averaging 6.5 rebounds per game. UWF’s newcomers, consisting of Herni Ventoniemi, Tucker, Moter Deng, DJ Thorpe and Marvin Jones, have combined to shoot 42.9% (36-84) this season. IMPACT ADDITIONS
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