Saturday, 21 September 2013

Mwanza plans to upgrade airport road to four lanes

From IPP Media/The Guardian, Dar es Salaam
By Lusekelo Philemon 

To meet the demands of increasing traffic, authorities in Mwanza have laid out a plan to expand the existing roads as well as to construct new ones and generally modernising infrastructure across the rapidly growing city.

To start with, authorities plan to construct four-lanes from the international airport to the Central Business District and 10bn/- has been allocated for the purpose. Upon completion would greatly ease traffic in the country’s second largest city.

Noting that Mwanza is one of the fastest growing cities in sub-Sahara Africa, Mwanza Regional Commissioner, Eng Evarist Ndikilo (photo), acknowledged that it calls for planners to develop the best approaches to overcome inevitable urban challenges bound to grapple the lake city.

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