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NPA to implement 1.8 mile road project

The Management of the National Port Authority has disclosed plans for the implementation of a 1.8 miles road project within the Freeport of Monrovia.

According to a statement issued here Tuesday from the NPA, a visual exercise including environmental, hydrological, topographic survey-mapping and pavement design has already been concluded for review and implementation by the Ministry of Public Works.

It pointed out that the proposed Freeport Road Network will ensure the rehabilitation of all unpaved and paved roads, drainages, lights and sidewalk within the port.

“The Management of the National Port Authority considers the implementation of the road rehabilitation and modernization project very important to facilitate commerce and trade,” the statement read.

It further stated that as part of the project execution plan, a three-man delegation headed by Claude Langley, Deputy Minister for Technical Services, Ministry of Public Works, visited the Freeport of Monrovia on Friday, May 29, to inspect the completion of phase one of the Amoco Road Project and other internal roads within the Freeport of Monrovia.

NPA’s Acting Managing Director David Williams during the assessment tour said, the Port Management stands ready to implement the second and final phase of the Amoco road, indicating the need to repair and construct drainages along both sides of the road; as well as concrete pavement of all internal roads within the Freeport of Monrovia.
The statement continued that the rehabilitation works on the first phase of the Amoco road was done by the United Commodity Incorporated or UCI and the management of the Supplying West Africa Trading or SWAT after a stakeholder meeting held in April, 2015.

At the same time, a team of NPA executives headed by Deputy Managing Director for Administration Mr. Nyekeh Forkpa has concluded a three-day visit to the Port of Greenville in Sinoe County, southeast Liberia.

The NPA delegation’s visit to the Port of Greenville was meant to inspect ongoing projects, including installation of CCTV, shore line fencing, electrification and construction of guest house, among others within the Port ahead of this year’s July 26 Independence Celebrations in Greenville. Press Statement

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