Plans are currently underway to construct the first seven flyovers in Tanzanian Capital Dar es Salaam so as to ease traffic that is normally experienced in the area, the country’s Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa has said.
Prof Mbarawa pointed out that the government is in discussion with a company from England by the name Mabey Bridge Company who will build the flyovers and if all goes as planned then construction of the flyovers will commence in December this year. The selected contractor is set to construct four flyovers that are designed to be used by pedestrians and three others that are meant for motor vehicles.
He further explained that the construction of the flyovers is estimated to take three to six months for them to be complete and will be financed by the government of Tanzania.
“Four flyovers to be used by pedestrians and three others that are meant for motor vehicles will be constructed and they are estimated to take three to six months for them to be complete,” Prof Mbarawa said.
Reports reveal that Mwenge area is one of the places that have already been identified to have the motor vehicle flyovers; locations for the other flyovers are yet to be selected.
Mabey Bridge Company is a leading provider of bridging and non-mechanical construction equipment and services which helps to establish the foundations for communities to build and grow. The company works in 140 countries around the world, enabling for safer, faster development of new bridges, buildings, roads, railways and utilities that form the foundation of the communities they serve.
Mabey also combines engineering and design expertise with quality products and personal services so as to solve the world’s construction and maintenance challenges.