The National Works Agency says an enhanced protocol will be developed to better assist with road maintenance and patching.

The assurance was given by NWA CEO Everton Hunter. He was speaking at yesterday’s meeting of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, PAC.

He says this will be undertaken in collaboration with the National Water Commission and the Kingston and St. Andrew Municipal Corporation.

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He says the protocol will be rolled out to other Municipal Corporations in the future.

Mr. Hunter argues that the NWA has no issue when managing larger projects. He says the agency tends to struggle with smaller projects such as road maintenance and patching.

The NWA CEO says this is worsened by the age of several of the country’s roads and a lacking budget.

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However, he agrees the agency can do better.

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