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Contract for Accra-Tema Motorway expansion signed

The Ministry of Roads & Highways has announced that it has signed a contract with Mota-Engil, Engenharia E Constructao Africa S. A for the design and construction of the Accra-Tema Motorway and Extensions Project.

A press release signed by the Minister of Roads & Highways,Kwasi Amoako-Attah said the contract was signed on December 16, 2020, after the approval of the Public Procurement Authority and the Central Tender Review Board.The release added that “Actual construction works will commence soon after the detailed design has been approved and relocation of services are completed”.

Scope of contract

As part of the contract, the release said the existing 19.5kilometre motorway is to be reconstructed and expanded into a two-lane dual carriageway for the freeway and a three-lane dual carriageway for the urban highway. The freeway will remain concrete surfacing whilst the Urban Highway will be in asphaltic concrete with paved shoulders.

The Tetteh Quarshie Interchange – Apenkwa Interchange (5.7km) is also to be reconstructed into a 6-lane dual carriageway with asphaltic concrete surfacing while the Tesano Junction – Neoplan Junction (2.5km) will be reconstructed into a three-lane dual carriageway in asphaltic concrete surfacing.

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