by Nick Delgado
Guam - Department of Public Works Director Joanne Brown was guest speaker at today's Rotary Club meeting. Brown spoke on the various road construction projects that has raised concern from the community.
She says DPW will be working with the private company's with very tight contracts to ensure road projects are done professionally and timely. She adds that there will be some shifting at her agency to stop the bad habits of the past.
Parsons Transportation Group's Gene Nemus also detailed the 2030 Transportation Plan for Guam, saying that since 2008 about $115 million has been spent on the road projects that either has been completed, are ongoing or are in the procurement stage. "Key project components of the plan is a 20-year vision, what is DPW looking at in the next 20 years as far as programming projects and moving them down the pike for capacity, for safety for anything that needs to be done on the routed roads," he said.
DPW will also be providing an informational briefing tomorrow night at 6:30pm at the Legislature's Public Hearing Room detailing the status of the road projects. KUAM News will also air today's presentation at the Rotary in its entirety on MCV Local 2 at a later date.