National Trust Cayman Mastic Trail
January 14, 2009

Mastic, Salina at risk from road

A proposed extension of Grand Cayman’s East-West Arterial Highway will pass through the Salina Reserve and the Mastic Trail, according to a map drawn in accordance to the Development Plan.

Both areas are of considerable local significance: While the Mastic Trail is a historic footpath, the Salina Reserve is home to iguanas released by the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme.

According to Brian Tomlinson, managing director of the National Roads Authority, the road became part of the Development Plan on 3 May, 2005, under then Section 25 (4) (a) of the Roads Law, which has since been changed to Section 26 of that law.

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