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Western Region: Five major road infrastructure projects capture in 2019 Budget

Five significant road infrastructure projects have been captured in the 2019 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of government, for construction in the Western Region.

The road projects include; Prestea Inner City roads, Benchema –Adwofia road, Asankrangwa-Agona-Sefwi Bekwai, Abura New Community Road, and Apawusika Road and links.

Several other road infrastructure projects would be taken all over the country in 2019.

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta made this revelation as he read the 2019 Budget and Economic Policy of government in parliament today.

According to him, investment into these roads and infrastructure, will be sourced from a variety funding sources.

Ken Ofori Atta continued that infrastructure projects that were initiated by the previous government would recieve funding to ensure their completion. Among these projects include the Enchi-Dadieso road which was awarded in 2009 to Big Aidoo Construction Limited, which unfortunately has been abandoned.

Skyy News’ had learnt earlier that this project is in the pipeline of being abrogated and re-awarded by the Ministry of Roads and Highways soon.

Additionally, in 2019 Government in partnership with the private sector through PPP arrangements will undertake various projects including Accra–Takoradi Highway Dualisation, Accra – Tema Motorway and Accra –Kumasi Highway Dualisation.

 

Story: Abraham Mensah/Skyy News

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