Liberia To Move Forward With Coastal Highway
The 444km highway is estimated to cost US$430 million.
Liberia will commence construction of its 444km-long coastal highway this year after finalising discussions with the African Development Bank (AfDB), Front Page Africa reports.
According to the publication, an AfDB delegation held a meeting on 11 July with government officials including Samuel D. Tweah, Minister of Finance and Development Planning and Ruth Coker-Collins, Minister of Public Works at the Finance Ministry to discuss the implementation of the project.
Phase 1, known as Lot 1, involves the construction of a 56km stretch of highway from Buchanan, Grand Bassa County to the junction in Cestos, Rivercess County and is estimated to cost US$54 million.
The cost to build the entire coastal highway corridor is expected to be US$430 million.
Photo: Road construction (© Frank Gartner | Dreamstime)