MCE inspects road works on newdormaa-kotokrom-yawhima
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Sunyani Municipality, Mr Ansu Kumi has inspected the progress of construction works on the Newdormaa-Kotokrom-Yawhima Road in the Sunyani Municipality.

Date Created : 9/19/2022 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Abubakari Yakubu/

This road is one of the critical roads in the Sunyani Municipality that leads traffic to the Northern part of the country; however, it suffered some technical setbacks which led to its suspension.

He however, revealed that the NPP government has resolved the pending issues with the contractor leading to his return to work on the road..
Critical amongst some of the technical issues was the issue of the type and grade of sand initially used for basing and compacting which failed the standardized test by the Ghana Highways authority.

The contractor initially settled on a basing sand of gravity G (60) against the required gravity of G (80).
This became the main bone of contention that led to the suspension of work by the contractor.

Touching on it, the MCE indicated his happiness to see works on the road. He explained that the Nana Addo- Bawumia led administration has a lot of respect for the people of sunyani and the country at large and would only superintendent over quality roads.

He also mentioned how worried the Member of Parliament of the area, Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh has been over that particular road and when he received word from the MP that work on the road would resume today, he was overwhelmingly content.

“I am particularly very happy and relieved to see ongoing work on this stretch today in devout, because the MP and I have been very worried but with your patience, today, the contractor is back for good, let’s commend the government,the Member of Parliament, Nananom and everyone for fighting for a good and quality road”, he said!

According to the PRO of SEMS construction firm in charge of the road construction, Mr Isaac Mensah, they are back for good and are looking to complete one side by the end of this year and turn to the other side to complete it by the middle of next year.

“We have come with a clear roadmap to complete this project before leaving site, we are working to complete the road before we leave this time around so we call on all to bear with us as we execute this all important project in the Municipality”, he held

“We are within schedule and are poised to complete the road so that , we would complete one side this year, turn to the other side and by middle of next year, this road would have been completed from Newdormaa- Yawhima”, he continued