The number of open areas that provide a glimpse of Cayman’s beautiful turquoise waters along West Bay Road continue to decline as a concrete wall is being built adjacent to Seven Mile Public Beach.
From the road, the view of the water has become completed blocked to motorists travelling north on West Bay Road on the curve taking traffic to the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
The wall is currently being constructed by Dart as part of an ongoing agreement with the Cayman Islands Government, Dart’s Public Relations Manager Hannah Reid said.
She said the development is part of a multi-million-dollar project that is being constructed to the specifications of the government.
“The $3 million project undertaken by Dart to enhance the recreational areas at Seven Mile Public Beach was included in the Third Amendment to the National Roads Authority Agreement between the Cayman Islands Government and Dart,” said Reid. “Dart has worked closely with stakeholders to deliver the improvements envisioned by government, including the soccer and volleyball courts, new bathroom facilities and upgrades to the parking lot. Design features have been built to specifications supplied by Government in consultation with the Central Planning Authority and National Roads Authority.”
Cayman Compass reached out to the government seeking clarification on why the wall was being constructed and seeking response regarding the obstruction to water views from the road.
No reply was received.