The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is pleased to advise of the successful completion of its Ring Road Refurbishing project and the reopening of the roadway. The official opening ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

In attendance were Dr. the Hon. Omar Davis, Minister of Transport, Works & Housing; Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, Minister of Health and Keynote Speaker; Mr. Richard Azan, State Minister of Transport & Works; Mrs. Audrey Sewell, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing; Mr. Andre Hylton, Member of Parliament, Eastern St. Andrew; Mr. Ryland Campbell, UHWI Board Chairman; Rev. Melvin Carey, UHWI Chaplin; Mr. Varden Downer, NWA’s Director of Regional Implementation and Special Projects; Mr. Kevin Allen, Chief Executive Officer, UHWI; Dr. Trevor McCartney, Chief Medical Officer, UHWI; Mr. George Brown, Senior Director of Administration & Operations, UHWI; Mr. Lynden Williams, Technical Director, UHWI;  other members of the UHWI fraternity and well-wishers. 

Heartiest gratitude is extended to our valued contributors, some of which were represented at the ceremony. These include:


  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • National Works Agency
  • Asphalt Paving Co. Ltd.
  • Surrey Paving & Aggregate Co. Ltd.
  • Jamaica Pre-Mix Concrete Ltd.
  • Jamaica Aggregates Ltd.
  • Tank-Weld Metals Ltd.
  • Coast to Coast Quarries Ltd.
  • Caribbean Cement Company Ltd.
  • S & G Road Surfacing Materials Ltd.
  • National Water Commission
  • Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd.
  • Sherwin Williams Ltd.
  • Diamond Paints Ltd.
  • Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica
  • Jamaica Gleaner Company
  • Jamaica Observer
  • Y.P. Seaton & Associates Co. Ltd.
  • Chin’s Construction Ltd.
  • Build Rite Construction Co. Ltd.
  • General Paving Co. Ltd.
  • Dwight’s Construction Ltd.
  • DaCosta Construction & Heavy Equipment Ltd.


  • UHWI Private Wing Ltd.
  • University of the West Indies
  • Commissioner of Police
  • Kingston & St. Andrew Corporation
  • Papine Police
  • UWI Security Patrol

Special thank you also to representatives from the Mona Preparatory School for their presentations, and to our other contributors and staff who made the project a success.