Alden reveals street offers a month earlier than elections

Cayman News Service


Site of planned link road between Selkirk Road and Grand Harbour

(CNS): The outgoing premier, Alden McLaughlin, has revealed that government has come to an agreement with two landowners on the outskirts of George Town that will lead to more road building. McLaughlin said that one of the deals will pave the way for a local road that will connect the Red Bay and Prospect communities with Grand Harbour to remove pressure on the East-West Arterial. And after failing to get the owners of an equestrian centre adjacent to the Linford Pierson Highway to sell their land, McLaughlin said government had turned its attention to an agreement with the landowner on the opposite side of the road in order to expand the LPH.

The premier revealed the details of the government’s extensive road plans during the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum in Red Bay on Monday evening, where he faced his challenger in the constituency, Sammy Jackson.

In the first of several head-to-head debates,…