Eight local contractors have been chosen by Ghana’s Ministry of Roads and Highways to build four significant bypasses along the Accra-Kumasi Highway in Ghana. Construction work was confirmed during a pre-commencement meeting between the Minister of Roads and Highways Kwasi Amoako-Attah and the related contractors on 1 June.
Bypasses to be constructed on Accra-Kumasi Highway in Ghana
The four bypasses that will be constructed are the Osino bypass (11.6 km), the Anyinam bypass (6.1 km), the Enyiresi bypass (10. 7 km), and the Konongo bypass (13.5 km). The bypasses jointly aim to reduce traffic congestion, and accidents, and ease the seamless movement of people and goods between the close-by cities of Accra and Kumasi by dualizing the roadways.
Some of the chosen contractors for the Accra-Kumasi Highway projects include Justmoh Construction, First Sky, Hardwick, and Nag Fairmount. As well as Memphis Metropolitan, Resources Access, Joshob Construction, and the Kofi Job Company.
Hon. Amoako-Attah, in a tweet, expressed her gratitude for the contractor’s continuous partnership with the government. To ensure the development of the nation’s infrastructure.
The nation’s transportation industry is anticipated to be significantly impacted by the building of these bypasses. It is anticipated that using local contractors on these projects for the Accra-Kumasi Highway in Ghana will increase employment opportunities. As well as improve the nation’s economy as a whole.
The bypass construction is anticipated to have a considerable impact on the transportation industry. Particularly on how people and products are transported between Accra and Kumasi and to other regions of Ghana. The dualization of the Accra-Kumasi Highway will lessen accident rates as well as traffic congestion by improving road safety.
The project’s use of local contractors is anticipated to generate employment opportunities and advance the local economy.