The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has signaled the start of building works on the ‘Improvement of the Tema Motorway Roundabout Phase 2’ undertaking.
The undertaking, which is to offer a 3rd tier on the prevailing two-tier interchange brings to over 12, the variety of interchanges that the Government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo has both accomplished or is engaged on.
Performing the sod-cutting ceremony on Monday, December 5, 2022 Vice President Bawumia listed them because the Tema Motorway Interchange Phase 1 (accomplished); Obetsebi Lamptey Interchange Phase 1 (accomplished); Pokuase Interchange (first four-tier interchange –accomplished); Tamale Interchange (accomplished).
The relaxation are Obetsebi Lamptey Interchange Phase 2 (Ongoing); Takoradi PTC Interchange (Ongoing); Nungua Interchange (Ongoing); Adjiringanor Interchange (Ongoing); Kpone Interchange (Ongoing); Savana Interchange (Ongoing); Dawhenya Interchange (Ongoing); Prampram Interchange (Ongoing); and Suame Interchange (Contractor mobilizing to website).
According to officers of the Ministry of Roads and Highways, the Improvement of the Tema Motorway Interchange Phase 2, anticipated to be accomplished in 30 months, will contain the development of a viaduct to hyperlink the Tema Harbour Road in direction of the Ashaiman roundabout on the Akosombo Road. The grade separation will enhance visitors flows across the Tema Motorway roundabout.
Other street and visitors circulate enchancment works are additionally within the offing, Vice President Bawumia disclosed.
“As part of measures to improve traffic flow between Tema and Accra, the Accra- Tema Motorway will be upgraded into a ten-lane facility. Phase 1 of the project will be between Tema Roundabout and the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange. The works will include a four lane, concrete pavement expressway; 3 lane asphaltic concrete service roads on either side; construction of Lashibi, Community 18 and Teshie Link Interchanges and the remodeling of the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange.
“Financing arrangements are being finalized for the works to commence soon,” he hinted.
Government can also be endeavor quite a lot of important street works inside the Greater Accra Region, Dr Bawumia indicated, together with building of the Tema-Aflao Road (17km) Phase 1, which includes the supply of service lanes and 4 interchanges between Tema Motorway Roundabout and Mitshio on the Tema-Aflao Road; building of the Tema-Akosombo Road (64km), involving the dualization of the street and building of two interchanges at Ashaiman and Asutsuare.
Dualization of the Beach Road Phase 1 between Osu and Nungua with the supply of bridges over the Kpeshie and Songor Lagoons can also be ongoing, with the Phase 2, which includes dualization of the Beach Road from Nungua to Tema Community Three and consists of the development of a three-tier interchange at Nungua and widening of the railway bridge in direction of Sakumono is at 82% completion.
As effectively, rehabilitation of the 23km Dome-Kitase street, together with the supply of entry to the Ashesi University, and building of the Borteyman Road (from School Junction to Nungua Farms, involving the dualization of the street between School Junction on the Ashalley Botwe Road and the Accra Tema Motorway to offer entry to the proposed stadium for the All-African Games can also be ongoing.
(*2*) Vice President Bawumia acknowledged.
On behalf of President Akufo-Addo and the folks of Ghana, Dr Bawumia thanked the Government and folks of Japan who by way of JICA have offered grant funding for your entire works, and urged the Ministry of Roads and Highways, the Consultant in addition to the Contractor to make sure that enough visitors administration measures are put in place throughout Construction to cut back the inconvenience that the works will convey to the travelling public and residents.
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