Tema-Aflao road to be expanded from two to six lanes; massive traffic to soon reduce

Tema-Aflao road to be expanded from two to six lanes; massive traffic to soon reduce

- The Tema-Aflao road is going to be expanded from the current two lanes to six lanes

- The road also forms part of the Abidjan Lagos corridor

- The project will provide uninterrupted traffic flow and facilitate trade and transit in the West African Sub-Region

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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that the Tema-Aflao road is going to be expanded from the current two lanes to six lanes.

The road which also forms part of the Abidjan Lagos corridor under the export-Credit Finance is being funded by the UK government.

In a report filed by Pulse.com.gh, the project is being supported by commercial banks, including Absa in Ghana at $105 million.

Tema-Aflao road to be expanded from two to six lanes; massive traffic to soon reduce
Tema-Aflao road to be expanded from two to six lanes; massive traffic to soon reduce
Source: UGC

The money used to fund the project is at a competitive interest rate and very favorable terms.

President Akufo-Addo cut sod for the project on Sunday, October 25, 2020.

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This project aims to upgrade the dual carriageway to international standards of 10 lanes -six lanes on the motorway and four lanes in total for local traffic.

The project is also a part of the 170 kilometres ECOWAS highway route that will provide uninterrupted traffic flow and facilitate trade and transit in the West African Sub-Region.

In other news, the Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Atta, has disclosed that plans are underway to relocate the toll booth at Kasoa.

According to him, if the feasibility studies being carried out on the possible relocation of the toll booth works out, it will go a long way to ease the vehicular traffic on that stretch.

In a report filed by Graphic.com.gh, he said the ministry has realised that it is impossible to expand the gates at the booth because of a valley in that area.

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He added that considerations are underway as to whether or not it should be relocated from that spot.

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