UPDATE ON ROAD WORKS
Regarding the subject matter of the state of roads within the Municipality, the Assembly working together with the Department of Urban Roads is taking steps to ensure that our roads are well-maintained and improved in the following ways :
1. POTHOLE PATCHING AND RESHAPING (SHORT TERM MEASURES)
To immediately improve conditions bitumen sealed road (tarred roads) in Teshie are being tackled firstly by patching potholes to immediately improve riding conditions.
Roads that have been worked on already include King Kotey Street, Adjormang Roundabout to Tsuibleoo Last Stop, First Junction to Adjormang roundabout)
The exercise will continue throughout this year in other areas like Tsuibleoo, Manna Road, Ford School Road, Bush Road, Teshie Nungua Estates and Greda Estates.
Selected earth (untarred roads) in places like Alloway, Malik, Okpoigonno, Demo, Bush Road, Tebibiano will be reshaped throughout the year, beginning this month (January) to provide immediate improvement to residents
2. ONGOING DRAIN AND ROAD WORKS AT TEBIBIANO (CALVARY, FLODAN SCHOOLS AREA) AND OKPOIGONNO
Construction of drains is currently undergoing at Tebibiano and in the Okpoigonno area as part of the reconstruction of roads in these areas.
3. 10KM ASPHALT OVERLAY OF TESHIE ROADS (MEDIUM TERM MEASURES)
The Department of Urban Roads (DUR) plans to undertake ten kilometres (10km) asphalt overlays on selected key roads across the municipality within this year 2022.
4. 44KM OF ROADS TO BE CONSTRUCTED (NEW PROJECT)
Forty-four kilometres (44km) of key roads covering area of the municipality have been awarded on Contract by the Ministry of Roads and Highways are expected to be fully constructed, including drains, filling and bitumen surfacing, beginning this year.
This is a key project and is expected to vastly improve roads across the municipality.
5. STALLED PROJECTS
The Assembly is working with the Department of Urban Roads and the Hydrological Services Department to ensure that road and drainage projects that are moving at a slow pace or have stalled completely are restarted and completed.