The project shall upgrade and improve the condition of 145 separate roads through various periodic maintenance activities like minor rehabilitation, upgrading and partial reconstruction.
Beneficiary areas include Suame, Kwadaso, Bantama, Manhyia, Asante Mampong and Effiduase Asokore.
The scope of works for the project include construction of road side drains, provision of culverts, earthworks, provision of base and sub base, double surface dressing, road line marking.
Speed calming devices will also be installed around schools and other locations that shall be identified along the roads. Roads and Highways minister, Kwasi Amoako-Attah indicated “adequate provision has been made in the contract for the payment of compensation to properties that shall be affected by the project”.
Vice President, Dr Bawumia is optimistic the 100 kilometres of road will ease the burden of residents in the beneficiary areas.
He touted the NPP’s road infrastructure achievements. Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Ghana, H.E. Lu Kun was elated about the strong bilateral ties between Ghana and China.
The 100 km Kumasi city inner roads project would be undertaken by Messrs Sino hydro corporation limited.
Contractors have assured that the project will be executed well and as scheduled.