Despite the completion of reconstruction work on the Timbo River Bridge between River Cess and Grand Bassa, the road to the southeast remains nearly impassible due to its poor condition.
The collapse of a major bridge that runs across the Tuma River in Gbarpolu is making life difficult for residents of the many towns and villages connected by the bridge.
In the video below, commuters at the Dorkorta crossing point express their frustration with the impact of a damaged bridge in Gbarpolu. The bridge, which ran across the Tuma River, was the only crossing point for residents and connects two administrative districts in the county.
The Ministry of Public Works has announced that all is now set for the reconstruction of the Du River Bridge in Harbel, which has been collapsed since 2017.
Commuters traveling to and from the southeast of Liberia can now walk across the Timbo River Bridge, after Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyepan instructed Jupiter Construction Company to now allow passage to pedestrians.
Commuters travelling through River Cess to reach the southeast have received assurance from the company constructing the Timbo River Bridge that the bridge will be commissioned by July 26, 2019.
Amid the increasing rate of traffic-related fatalities in Liberia, a public discussion on road safety will be held among key stakeholders on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the University of Liberia Auditorium, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Maintenance works on community roads in Monrovia are gaining momentum, three months after the German government signed an agreement with the Ministry of Public Works to provide US$300,000 to finance the maintenance of 41 kilometers of roads, including the St. Paul River Bridge.