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Ethiopia constructs over 16,000-kms new roads
ENA - Over 16,000-kms roads have been constructed across the nation during the just concluded Ethiopian budget year, the Ethiopian Road Authority (ERA) said on Wednesday.
The authority said that over 9.1 billion birr was spent on the execution of the projects.
Public relations head with the authority, Samson Wondemu told journalists in Addis Ababa that the authority completed construction of 14 road projects during the reported period.
He said upgrading of highways , renovation and construction of tributary roads, among others, were carried out .
The authority has fully achieved its target as many of the projects have successfully been completed ahead of their schedules despite failures in the implementation of few projects, he underscored.
Samson said that 14 road projects have been finalized during the stated period while 21 new projects have entered construction phase.
According to the head, construction of the 41-kms Gohatsion-Dejen asphalt road, the new bridge on Abay River which is named after the Ethiopian revival, Renaissance Bridge, and construction of Addis Ababa-Jimma road are among the major achievements during the year.
He noted that the new roads are providing great contribution in the efforts to accelerate the national economic growth.
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