On Monday, June 26, the National Roads Authority (NRA) will officially open the new three-lane Camana Bay Town Centre Roundabout, a vehicular underpass and a pedestrian ramp on the new Esterley Tibbetts Highway (ETH). All three infrastructure projects are part of the Third Amendment to the NRA Agreement between Dart Real Estate and the Cayman Islands Government.
Who says infrastructure can’t be both beautiful and functional? Here are 10 of our favourite facts about the new Camana Bay Roundabout, vehicular underpass and pedestrian ramp on the recently opened Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
Brilliant placemaking is made possible by effective infrastructure and we are excited to see many of our roadworks projects come to life over the next few months, including the opening of the new Camana Bay Roundabout, the vehicular underpass and the pedestrian ramp.
Spring is the season of renewal and we’re embracing it with a celebration, a reopening, a redevelopment and milestones in achieving improved infrastructure. From a prestigious award for Kimpton Seafire to preparations for opening the new underpass to creating new pedestrian connectivity and canal lots to a reinvigorated beachfront restaurant, we are embracing change and possibilities.
It’s an exciting time at Dart Real Estate with development well underway on our significant infrastructure projects and new opportunities on the horizon. This month’s update covers the upcoming pop-up dinning experiences with Chef Clare Smyth MBE – the UK’s most-acclaimed female chef – plus announces our recent Gold, Silver and Judge’s Choice awards at the CAF ADDY Awards. You’ll also find an update on our progress with the Camana Bay Underpass, new Camana Bay Roundabout and the National Gallery’s new entrance promises easier access.
Many of the infrastructure projects in and around Camana Bay scheduled for completion during the coming months represent firsts for the Cayman Islands. All of these projects use construction methods employed regularly in other parts of the world, but for the Cayman Islands, they are groundbreaking. The new infrastructure elements involve high-tech engineering the public might not be aware of because they can’t see it.
February’s development update celebrates Kimpton Seafire’s success in the travel world publications, announces Dart Real Estate’s plans to build Camana Bay’s largest commercial building, speaks to traffic management plans on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway and informs of the Seafire sales team’s move to Bungalow 1 at Seafire.
Dart Real Estate confirmed Thursday it had been granted planning permission for an underpass along West Bay Road. The developer plans to get to work immediately on preliminary work associated with the infrastructure project, part of an ambitious plan to create “sea-to-sound” connectivity between Camana Bay and Seven Mile Beach.
Camana Bay turns 10 this year and with several road improvements in and around the development nearing completion, it is well positioned for another decade of development and big improvements for drivers and pedestrians are coming.
In our most recent development update we discuss partnering with Martyn Lawrence Bullard in the design of The Residences at Seafire’s public spaces, Camana Bay’s continued westward expansion, the completion of the beachrock trial, the special relaunch of the Camana Bay Times and the naming of Camana Bay’s newest road, Bismarckia Way.