City Roads Authority Signs over 1.2 Bln Birr Road Construction Agreements

Addis Ababa Addis Ababa City Roads Authority signed over 1.2 billion Birr road designing and road construction agreements with six constructors and five consultancy companies.

The agreements are aimed to construct 25.32 km new asphalt concrete roads, 74 km road construction supervision and consultancy services and 156 km new road construction designing works in different parts of the city.

Speaking on the signing ceremony, the Authority Director-General Engineer Moges Tibebu said that the construction of the roads is part of the city's three years Road Master Plan that adopted in 2017.

In this regard, the Authority is preparing various modern road designs by identifying the roads in different parts of the city, he said.

The Director-General added that the road construction projects will further facilitate flexible traffic movements and increases modern road coverage in the city.

He said that the cost for the construction and designing for all roads will be covered by the city administration.

According to Moges, the overall construction of the roads is planned to be completed in the coming six months to two years period.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency