The efforts of the MPB/Fraction Bernabela Government to upgrade the state of our roads has been wiped out in a matter of weeks with the constant downpours the island has seen as of late. The situation of our roads underscores the need for a major investment in the infrastructure of the island. The filling of potholes and the resurfacing of existing roads with a thin layer of asphalt will no longer do when it comes to maintaining the roads in a reasonable condition. Some of the most important roads on the island, such as the Kaya Gobernador Debrot and now the Kaya Nieuw Amsterdam are in a very bad state.
Kralendijk- Just as is the case on our sister island Sint Eustatius, the heavy rains of the last few weeks have had a severe impact on the state of our public roads. In some areas, the roads have deteriorated in a state that can best be compared to a dirt road. The picture gives an impression of the situation on the Kaya Nieuw Amsterdam in front of hardware store Playa Trading, which has been affected particularly bad.