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|Minister Woods Applauds Work On Barclayville –Greenville Rd|
|Published on March 31, 2011||Email To Friend Print Version
Public Works Minister Samuel Kofi has expressed satisfaction over the newly rehabilitated road in the southeastern region and called on citizens of the area to get involved in term of ownership in the development of Liberia's infrastructure.
He said every citizens of Liberia is entitled to good road but called for patience as road works require time.
Minister Woods is currently in the Southeastern region of Liberia, precisely Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties, to assess the ongoing road rehabilitation in the areas.
Minister Woods and team were met upon arrival in Greenville by Sinoe County Superintendent Milton Teahjay and scores of officials from the County who jointly toured the ongoing road rehabilitation between Greenville and Barclayville.
The road connects Greenville to Karquekpo Town and onward to Barclayville and it is being rehabilitation by the Atlantic Resource Logging Company through a concessional agreement entered into with citizens of Grand Kru County.
According to a dispatch from the Communication team travelling with the Minister, over 53km of the 95 km road length has been completed commencing from Greenville to Karquekpo Town with the remaining 31km still in a deplorable condition.
Twenty kilometers of the road stretch towards Grand Kru is a virgin road which requires tough work. The road is expected to enter Barclayville during the course of the dry season.
The Atlantic Logging Company embarked upon the construction of the road to enable the company transport its logs to the Port of Greenville for onward shipment to the Freeport of Monrovia and subsequently abroad.
In another development, Minister Woods has called on all Water and Sanitation Coordinator assigned in rural Liberia to redouble and relook at their strategies and enhance that component of the Ministry's objectives.
He said the Ministry of Public Works has embarked on the construction of ten wells and two latrines in each county but noticed that some counties are lagging behind in the implementation of this plan.
He warned them to recover quickly as the Ministry will have no option but to have them recalled and replaced for the sake of proper productivity.
The MPW team is expected to tour project sites in Maryland, River-gee, Grand Gedeh and Lofa Counties.
In Lofa County, Minister Woods is expected to inspect ongoing road rehabilitation, the construction of Public building and Water facilitates ahead of the July 26 Independence Day celebration in that County.