Ghana High Authority to close some major highways to traffic from March 11

Ghana High Authority to close some major highways to traffic from March 11

- The GHA has announced that some sections of the N1, N2, and N4 highways will experience disruptions to traffic flow

- This is expected to happen on Thursday, 11 March 2021 between 9 am and 3 pm

- This exercise is to enable GRIDCO undertake the stringing of Transmission line conductors across the N1, N2, and N4 highways

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The Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) has announced that some sections of the N1, N2, and N4 highways will experience disruptions to traffic flow from Thursday, 11 March 2021.

The GHA said the disruption in the flow of traffic will be from 9 am in the morning to 3 pm in the afternoon.

This exercise is to enable GRIDCO undertake the stringing of Transmission line conductors across the N1, N2, and N4 highways.

Ghana High Authority to close some major highways to traffic from March 11
Ghana High Authority to close some major highways to traffic from March 11 Photo Credit: novelity.pl
Source: UGC

The areas will include Tema-Aflao highway before the TT Brothers Junction Traffic Light from 9 am to 11 am.

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On the N.2, Tema-Akosombo highway, near the newly constructed overhead walkway between 12noon and 3 pm.

Specific dates will be subsequently made known in due time for works on the N1 at the Fiesta Royale Traffic Light Junction and Okponglo Junction on the N4

Motorists to are encouraged to follow the “traffic diversion signs which will be placed at various sections on the N1, N2, and N4.

On Sunday, March 7, 2021, the country went into a nationwide blackout for several hours with many Ghanaians taking to social media to complain bitterly.

For many who complained, power has not been stable in their areas and they were wondering if 'dumsor', the erratic power situation which crippled the nation a few years ago, is back.

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) released a statement explaining the circumstances leading to a power outage across the country.

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GRIDCo explained that a challenge in the power system which happened at about 2:01 pm led to a total shutdown of the system.

It is this shutdown that "led to the interruption of power supply to all parts of the country."

The statement assured that the company's technical team was "working to restore power supply to all bulk supply points (BSPs) in the country."

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