GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), brought in contractor Windward Roads between 6.30am and 7.00am on Wednesday morning, to remove sand from the Beacon Hill road that was as a result of overnight heavy sea surge.
The Police Department assisted with traffic control. Both sides of the road were cleared of sand.
The area is being monitored by Ministry VROMI in the event that the road is made inaccessible again due to the heavy sea surge.
Should this happen, motorists are advised not to attempt to drive through the sand which could result in their vehicle getting stuck.
PHOTO CUTLINE: A pay loader was used on Wednesday morning to clear one lane of the Beacon Hill road in order to allow residents to get to work and to get their kids to school. In the photo the pay loader is busy clearing the second lane while motorists drive out of Beacon Hill.
Source: 721 news Beacon Hill Road cleared on Wednesday from beach sand obstruction