SEE STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS’ MARITIME ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT:
Consequent upon the closure of the Demerara Harbour Bridge, the Demerara Water Taxis Service will remain operational for a period of 24 hours from 11:59 pm on Saturday, February 25, 2023, – 11:59 pm on Sunday, February 26, 2023, to facilitate the transport of commuters.
Commuters are assured of an uninterrupted water taxi service from Vreed-en-Hoop to Stabroek during this period.
Please be advised that the fare for this service remains at $100. Commuters are reminded to securely wear life vests when traveling on the water.
Editor’s Note: Initially, the Bridge was scheduled to be closed from 11:59 pm on Saturday, February 25, 2023, to 11:59 pm on Sunday. However, the Public Works Ministry adjusted the time to Sunday, February 26th, 2023, at 3 am to Monday, February 27th, 2023, at 3 AM.