Sting Corner road under reconstruction
Friday, June 01, 2012
has begun at the Sting Corner road stretchadjecent to the Banjul-Serrekunda Highway. The 200-meter
roadwill cover the road from the
Banjul-Serrekunda Highway linking to Methodist Senior Secondary School Junction
which links Bakau to the main highway.
contract was awarded to an Arabcompany, COPRI from Egypt by the National Roads Authority. The area
has been a major concern due to its poor state, with drivers and other
commuters facing difficulties when using the road.
An official of COPRI said temporal work is underway for the road to be motorable for the meantime. He added that proper work will commence after the rainy season. The official also confirmed that the temporal work will be completed in three weeks’ time.
reporter contacted the minister of Works, Construction and Infrastructure,
Francis Litti Mboge, for further comments on the new development, but the
minister said he is currently in Accra and will be back soon.
The deputy permanent secretary, Technical, at the same Ministry, Demba Bah was later contacted for comments but he declined, saying the Daily Observer has to write a letter to request for an interview.
Author: Omar Wally