Tag Archives: Ministry of Public Works

Despite Calls for Intervention, Collapsed Du River Bridge Remains a Challenge to Locals

In 2017, the Du River Bridge collapsed when a truck transporting rocks for the rehabilitation of the Roberts International Airport runway drove along. The truck belonged to a Chinese firm involved in the construction at the airport.

Timbo River Bridge Finally Closes for Demolition

On Monday February 18, 2019 Napoleon Davis of Jupiter Construction announced that the Ministry of Public Works had instructed his company to close the bridge to the public. The announcement comes even though a planned detour is not yet completed by the Ministry of Public Works.

OP-ED: Does Liberia Really Need an Army?

The Armed Forces of Liberia could not practically repel attacks mounted by Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, or other regional countries, not to mention countries with highly equipped militaries. Think about this – if Liberia were to be attacked right now by another country, we would not, in all seriousness, depend on our army to protect us. Instead, we would appeal to the United States, ECOWAS, or the United Nations, to help us or levy sanctions against that country.

Substandard or Incomplete? Chugbor Road Construction Leaves Questions Unanswered

President George Weah’s administration has often celebrated paving kilometers of community roads as one of its major achievements since taking office. In fact, in his Annual Message to the National Legislature, the president touted the completion of the Doe Community and Chugbor roads as a reflection of his dedication to infrastructure.

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