Parts Of La Beach Road To Be Closed For 3 Months For Bridge Construction

Parts Of La Beach Road To Be Closed For 3 Months For Bridge Construction

  • Commuters and drivers have been warned to expect some traffic hiccups during the next three months on the La-Teshie-Accra road
  • The Ministry of Roads and Highways announced that the closure takes effect from Thursday, September 15, to Thursday, December 15, 2022
  • The traffic halt is a result of the construction of a new, two-thirds-lane bridge over the Kpeshie lagoon

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For the next three months, drivers and commuters on the La-Teshie-Accra road have been advised to anticipate a significant level of vehicular traffic. The Department of Urban Roads, on behalf of the Roads Ministry, released a statement urging drivers on the La-Teshie-Accra route to take note of all traffic control signs that would be placed at notable locations along the road.

La-Teshie-Accra road road to be closed for bridge construction
La-Teshie-Accra road to be closed for bridge construction. Photo credit: Joy Online
Source: UGC

The Office also urged drivers to take alternative routes to their destinations. Acting Director of the Department of Urban Roads, Ing. James Amoo-Gottfried, asserts that the decision is necessary because a new bridge over the Kpeshie Lagoon is being constructed.

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The Department Of Urban Roads explained that the construction project would take place from Thursday, September 15, to Thursday, December 15. As a result, Ing. Amoo-Gottfried encouraged drivers to comply with the traffic control signs posted at planned locations along the road.

The Department of Urban Roads expressed regret for any trouble the construction work may have caused.

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Tema-Mpakadan Railway Project to be Completed by December 2022

In an earlier story, wrote about how the Tema-Mpakadan railway project is nearing completion. By December 2022, the Tema-Mpakadan railway project should be finished, giving local commuters a quicker mode of transit within the city.

Hon. John-Peter Amewu, Ghana's Minister for Railway Development, announced the information. Since Ghana's railway system has been inactive and out of commission for a while, many people have embraced the Tema-Mpakadan railway project.

The railway project is a component of a complex scheme to link Tema to other northern regions of the nation to ease the transportation of commodities from the commercial hub of Tema to locations like Burkina Faso.


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