Chingola to get township roads
Chingola, January 04, 2015, ZANIS–Government has assured residents of Chingola province that the construction of township roads will commence immediately after the onset of the rains.
Minister of Local Government and Housing Emmanuel Chenda said the construction of urban roads in the district will be implemented under the Urban Road Development Project.
In an interview with ZANIS in Chingola, Mr. Chenda expressed worry with the road dilapidation saying the Chingola road construction project will with immediate effect be put on special attention.
Mr. Chenda said government is committed ensuring that the people of Chingola and the surrounding areas have access to good road network.
He explained that once constructed, the roads will add value to the district as they will interconnect with the Kitwe/Chingola dual carriage way currently under construction.
And Mr. Chenda said government will ensure that only credible contractors are awarded with the contracts to contrast the roads in the district that will stand the taste f time.
He attributed the massive dilapidation of roads in Chingola to among others irregularites the shoddy works exhibited by some contractors who were previously awarded with contracts.