Simpson Bay:--- The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams joined a large crowd of onlookers and invited dignitaries to witness the arrival of the swing bridge section of the Simpson Bay Lagoon Causeway. The Prime Minister, who had just arrived from the Netherlands where she attended the inauguration ceremony of His Royal Highness King Willem Alexander, joined in the excitement in seeing the ship carrying the bridge the "Marietje Andrea" pass through the Simpson Bay Bridge. "This is an important milestone for the island in completing this major project. I commend all of those who were involved today in making this happen, no small feat considering the large size of the ship, the largest to ever enter the Simpson Bay Lagoon," commented the Prime Minister.
From the Cabinet of the Prime Minister