Human activities are to blame for the flooding at Accra - Bureau of Public Safety

Human activities are to blame for the flooding at Accra - Bureau of Public Safety

- The Bureau of Public Safety has said that the floods along the Accra-Tema motorway are caused by human activities.

- Road users suffer along the stretch anytime it rains heavily.

- Rehabilitation works were scheduled to begin on the road.

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The Technical Advocate for Geospatial at the Bureau of Public Safety (BPS), Dr.infrastructures Charles Akayuli has spoken in an interview with Citi News regarding the flooding issues around the Accra-Tema motorway, blaming the disaster on human activities.

According to the official, the many infrastructure that surrounds the popular stretch is a major cause of the flooding issues.

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Due to the buildings, rainwater has no passage to seep through and is therefore forced up onto the roadway.

Drivers and motorists find it difficult using the stretch anytime it rains heavily. They are forced to stop and wait until the road clears before proceeding on their commutes.

The Accra-Tema motorway has been in the news for its urgent need to be rehabilitated.

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This was supposed to start early in 2019 to build a five-lane dual carriageway with six interchanges.

As yet, the process has not begun.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that The Accra-Tema Motorway was flooded in the afternoon of Monday, October 28, 2019, after a heavy downpour in the capital.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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