Government has released GHS 30 million has been released to China GEO Construction to resume work on the Sofoline Interchange project, Minister of Roads and Highways Mr Amoako Atta has disclosed.
According to the Minister, “This government wants to ensure all stalled projects are completed. Our investments in road cannot go waste. Kumasi-Accra road is receiving some attention. The dualisation will be completed before the NPP leaves power’’.
The project started in 2007 and expected to be completed in three years, but it has suffered repeated stoppages.
The delay was also as a result of government’s inability to pay contractors to the tune of about $30 million.
Roads Minister Kwasi Amoako Atta on Monday said the NPP government is committed to seeing the project completed to ease traffic on the Sofoline-Abuakwa Road.
Managing Director of China Geo Engineering Corporation, Ghana, Eric Yang expressed gratitude to government for the payment.
The contractor indicated that his company is ready to resume and complete work which is about 75% complete.