FG Commences Construction Of 700km Lagos -Calabar Coastal Highway


Lagos – Calabar Coastal Highway Construction.

The Federal government has commenced construction of the seven hundred kilometer Lagos -Calabar costal highway covering nine states in the country. .

Nigeria’s minister of works, David Umahi who made this known at the official handover of the first phase of the project in Lagos, also inspected the ongoing rehabilitation works on bridges in the state.

He said the restoration of the deteriorated parts of the road forms a critical aspect of the repairs.

The Minister also disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, issued by Orji Uchenna, his special adviser on media, in Abuja.

He said the contractor began the work after the official handover of the first phase of the project, made up of 47.47 kilometres of dual carriageway, to Hitech Construction Company Ltd.

He commended the construction company for being reputable for quality and speedy delivery of jobs, acknowledging their efforts in starting work immediately after the contract is awarded.

“They have completed some filling of 1.3 kilometres from the day the project was awarded to them. It shows the speed they are going to deploy to this project,” Umahi was quoted as saying.

“Within a couple of weeks, we awarded the project to them, they mobilised a lot of dredging equipment, and you can see that they have recovered 1.3 kilometres of section one of the phase