Saturday, April 20, 2024

Roads of Hardship

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WHITE HILL has become the latest poster child for deteriorating roads and land slippage in the Scotland District.

But residents are old hands at battling these conditions in this north-eastern area, which is prone to landslides.

The reality is that many of the roads are buckling, folding and slipping away.

Just two miles away from the tragic sight that is currently White Hill in St Andrew, the mud-covered path leading from Cane Garden, St Andrew, to Melvin Hill through Fruitful Hill, St Joseph, is nigh unrecognisable from the description lifelong resident Denise Kellman gave.

Speaking to the WEEKEND NATION, Kellman said that the former road, now only partially visible as it is overrun with untamed vines and grass, had once been used by buses and other vehicular traffic. (AD)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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