Liberia: Government Promised to Begin the First 15km of Robertsport Road by 2021 Dry Season
Grand Cape Mount County – Ruth Coker-Collins, the Acting Minister of Public Works has disclosed that the government will begin the rehabilitation work of the Robertsport Road in Grand Cape Mount County by the dry season of this year.
The Minister of Public Works made the statement when top officials of government including Minister of State Nathaniel McGill, Finance Minister Samuel Tweah, Senator Zoe Emmanuel Pennue of Grand Gedeh County and others officials on Saturday took a visit to the Robertsport Road to ascertain the damage that has occurred on the road due to erosion.
Speaking after receiving a warm welcome from the Grand Cape Mount County Authority, the Acting Public Works Minister said all is set to begin on the Robertsport Road within the next two months. The entire length of the road, the Acting Public Works Minister says, is 41.5 kilometers.
“We have completed the process to get our contractor on the road and in the dry season, the work on the road will get started. The first 15 kilometers will get started. We are completing the contracting and will come to the public to say how much the road will cost,” Minister Collins said.
According to the Minister of Public Works, based on the concern relating to the damage of the road, a team of contractors is carrying on what she termed as temporary work before actual construction work can start.
“So, we actually came because of the concern the people have raised that the road broke. And so, we could not sit back and wait for the dry season to come; it concerns us, that is why we have come to see the problem,” she said.
Madam Collins added: “The spot that got spoiled, I think you can see we have brought everything out of the covert and the contractor will get it fixed.