Bo-Waterside Road Maintenance Project Inaugurated

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The European Union (EU) has inaugurated a project to maintain the Bo-Waterside road for five years, with funding from the European Union and the United Kingdom.Turning over the project to a Liberian contractor at Klay Junction in Bomi County yesterday, European Union Ambassador to

Liberia, Tiina Intelmann, stated that the contractors would repair potholes, cut grass and clean ditches to ensure that the thoroughfare remains functional and not damaged by water, a press release said.

Ambassador Intelmann said that Liberia was the only country in West Africa with routine maintenance of its entire asphalted road network. She noted that the European Union was working with the Ministry of Public Works to develop their capacity to manage road maintenance in the long term, even after the end of the current five year project.

The EU Ambassador stressed the importance of road safety and asked users of the Bo-Waterside road to call the numbers on the billboards in case of any problems.

She thanked the Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning for working with the European Union to ensure an effective procurement process. The EU diplomat also used the occasion to announce that, with EU funding, the Ministry of Finance and

Development Planning has just awarded a contract to design the missing parts of the coastal highway. This design work is the first step towards securing funding for this important project.

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  • Born unto the union of Mr. & Mrs. Johnson Tamba on May 16. Graduated from the Salvation Army School System " William Booth high school" in 2006/2007 academic year. He also went to the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) computer program, where he graduated with a diploma in computer literate in 2008. He is now a senior student of the University of Liberia, Civil engineering department, reading Civil engineering. He is in a serious relationship with Mercy Johnson and has a junior boy name, Otis Success Johnson, born 2016, March 29.

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