Major Lusaka road project launched
Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has launched the Lusaka 400 kilometers road project.
The L400 road project covers a stretch of about 408 kilometres and will improve the state of roads in the capital city.
Mr. Mukanga revealed this during the ground breaking ceremony in Lusaka.
He disclosed that AVIC Construction, the Chinese contractor engaged to undertake the works has commenced works which will be completed in 43 months.
Mr. Mukanga has disclosed that the entire road project will cost K1.89 Billion and create 500 jobs.
He said the scope of works will include widening some selected roads, construction of sidewalks and enhancing the drainage on the roads.
Some of the areas expected to be worked on include Kamwala South, Chilenje South, Avondale, Kabanana, Chalala, Kabwata Site and Service, Chazanga and Kamanga.
Others are Chinika Area, Bauleni, Northmead, Matero, Chawama, Lilanda, Chilulu, Ng’ombe, Kaunda Square, Kalingalinga and Mtendere among others.