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National Works Agency

National Works Agency

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Jamaica
500 employees
Established in 2001

Company description


The National Works Agency (NWA) is responsible for implementing the infrastructure projects of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing which were formerly carried out by the Public Works Department. The Mission of the Agency is to plan, build and maintain a reliable, safe, and efficient main road network and flood control system which, protects life and property; supports the movement of people, goods and services; reduces the cost of transport;promotes economic growth and quality of life; and protects the environment. In order to achieve its mission the following major organizational objectives have been identified to be of strategic importance: • maintaining a Road Asset Register of the Ministry’s road infrastructure and bridges; • providing periodic maintenance on those road sections which do not require rehabilitation; • providing routine maintenance on a daily basis to ensure that infrastructure brought up to a satisfactory and acceptable standard, is maintained; • replacing bridges which have proven to be inadequate for present and projected traffic volume; • providing routine bridge maintenance • minimizing flood damage by providing river training, sea defence, maintenance of gullies, walls and culverts; and • providing technical management services for the rehabilitation and maintenance of government buildings.
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Main customers:

Government of Jamaica

Affiliations:

International Road Federation (IRF)

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