This venture is a part of the 58 road initiatives being constructed in the Volta area, out of which 129 kilometres have been completed.
Engineer Oliver Acquah-Techie, CEO of First Sky Construction Limited, the contractor of the venture, noted that building of the road was awarded in September 2021 and is progressing in accordance to schedule.
Interacting with the President, the Volta Regional Director of the Ghana Highway Authority, Eric Dorsu said the 45-kilometre Asikuma-Have stretch is scheduled to be completed in September 2023.
Touching on other initiatives on the Eastern hall, he said “41 kilometres out of the 53-kilometres of the Have-Hohoe stretch which is being done by Greenhouse Construction has already been completed.”
He continued, “22-kilometre of the 30-kilometre Hohoe to Jasikan and the entire 56-kilometre Jasikan-Dodo Pepeso section has also been completed and commissioned by the Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia last week. Work is steadily ongoing on the Nkwanta-Kpassa and the Oti-Damongo sections as well.”
The 696km stretch begins at Tema in the Greater Accra Region to Kulungugu in the Upper East Region. It is the shortest route linking the northern a part of the country to the south.
Road Projects in Volta Region
Amongst the roads completed embody 21 kilometres of asphaltic overlay of selected roads in Hohoe and Kpandu Municipalities. 15.6 kilometres of bitumen surfacing of Akwettey-Adaklu -Waya Road; 20 kilometres of Bitumen Surfacing of Yorkitikpo-Kpoviadzi-Trepe Road; and the upgrading of 9.7-kilometre Liati Agbonyira -Fodome Ahor Feeder Road.