Mole St Nicolas is a remote community of approximately 5,000 people located in the Northwest Department, one of the poorest regions of Haiti. The community lies 370 km from the capital Port-au-Prince. Because of the condition the roads, overland travel is time consuming and takes between 7-10 hours; around two-thirds of the roads are paved, with the unpaved roads consisting of dirt tracks that often become flooded during heavy rains and completely impassable. The community’s remote location and challenging roads make travel and the transport of goods challenging, impeding local trade and commerce.
HADPRE rehabilitates the existing port of Mole St Nicolas to allow for commercial trade and enhance tourist activity.
Removing of the Bulldozer
HADPRE will cut and remove the bulldozer from the dock. The equipment will be declared official property of the municipality.
Dock Leveling and Compacting
The surface of the dock will be leveled, filled and compacted to prevent heavy equipment from sinking.
Leading Edge Stabilization and Rehabilitation
HADPRE will stabilize the leading edge of the dock to ensure a stabilized structure that can barges can use to dock so that merchandise can be safely transported to land.