Govt in Massive Road Upgrades Across the Country
The government will soon be completing the upgrading road infrastructure being implemented by the Rural Infrastructure Development Agency across the country with most of the projects now almost done.
In a post-cabinet brief yesterday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said most roads had reached at least 50 percent in upgrades.
“Under road maintenance, road surfacing has reached 50 percent on the Binga-Siakobvu Road in Matabeleland North Province, and 30 percent on the Nyakasikana-Masango-Karanda Road in Mt Darwin District of Mashonaland Central Province, while the Monte Casino Road in Marondera District in Mashonaland East Province has been completed,”
“Regravelling of roads on the Lubimbi-Nswazi Road in Binga District has reached 27 percent, the Mandiva-Berejena Road in Chivi District has reached 45 percent, while the Filabusi-Mbondo-Avoca Road in Insiza District and Macingwane-Empandeni Road in Mangwe District have been completed,” she said.
The government is also working on Gunguhwe Bridge in Gokwe North District which has reached 80 percent, the Nzoumvunda Bridge in Muzarabani District has reached 60 percent, while works on Makugwe Bridge in Mwenezi District have reached 12.5 percent.
Some projects are, Chimunhu Pipedrift in Gokwe North District, 55 percent, Kahanda Pipedrift in Sanyati District, 10 percent, and Dlamaswazi Pipedrift in Bulilima District which is 90 percent complete.
In order to ensure that communities access clean water, 1 033 boreholes have been maintained, while 17 new ones have been drilled and 39 have been sited.