Work on a section of the Southern Coastal Highway Improvement Project was interrupted on Monday due to a protest by residents of Redberry in Porus, Manchester. The residents blocked a section of the highway out of frustration that no attention has been paid to their concerns about dust and noise pollution from the work. Annette Francis, a resident of Redberry, said the dust from the roadwork is affecting her health. “Me grandchildren dem sick. All me, when me git up a morning time, me eye a run like somebody a beat me, an’ me neva trouble wid sinus so di dust gi’ me sinus. We have no water. If you look inna di drum now, a pure dust inna di drum…,” she bemoaned. The area was eventually cleared and work on the highway resumed shortly after 1 o’clock Monday afternoon.