Prime Minister, Kamla Persad Bissessar, is urging persons opposed to the Debe to Mon Desir section of the San Fernando to Point Fortin Highway, to reconsider.
She made the appeal while addressing the official opening of the first segment of the Point Fortin Highway this afternoon.
The Highway Reroute Movement has complained about the contentious section of the mega project,, calling for it to be scrapped.
The group said there are serious environmental, economic and social problems that will arise from the move.
However, Mrs. Persad Bissessar has insisted that the national good should be given priority.
She explained significant benefits will arise if the project goes on.
The Prime Minister said issues relating to relocation and land acquisition are also being addressed