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General News Wed, 25 Jan 2012

Minister cuts the sod to construct bridge on River Tano

Mehame (B/A), Jan. 25, GNA - Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Transport on Tuesday cut the sod for work to commence on the construction of a metal bridge over River Tano on the Mehame-Dadiesoba feeder road in Asutifi District of Brong-Ahafo.

The project, expected to be completed in March this year, is being executed by the Bridge Maintenance Unit of the Ghana Highway Authority at the cost of GHc300,000.

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The deplorable condition of the old wooden bridge on the river has been a great worry to residents in the two cocoa producing communities as they are always cut-off from each other during the rainy season.

Alhaji Dauda explained that the government was committed to ensuring that the national cake was shared equally irrespective of political inclination.

Source: GNA
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