In order to tackle the traffic congestion with its associated problems along the Nyanya – Keffi road, the FCT Administration has intensified work on the on-going construction of the Karshi – Ara/Apo road project to immediately serve as alternative to the motorists moving towards the North – East axis of the country.
The FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed made this disclosure on Friday after meeting with some Engineers of the FCT Administration on how to tackle headlong the traffic bottlenecks along that axis.
In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Minister Mohammad Sule, The Minister noted that the FCT Administration is concerned about the plights of the residents of the Federal Capital Territory plying that route and that is why serious attention has been given to on-going construction work of this very important segment road.
The Minister further emphasized that President Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration is a responsive government and would do everything possible to make the traffic problem along that axis history.
According to him, the construction work of Karshi – Apo is already 65 percent complete, while Karshi – Ara is 25 percent complete.
He revealed that the total length of the Karshi-Apo axis of the road is 13.2 kilometers and that the entire distance has been cleared with all the culverts completed.
The Minister further disclosed that 9.0 kilometers formation of the road has already been achieved, with 5.0 kilometers of sub-base.
His words: “The FCT Administration has conveniently achieved the laying of stone base as well as asphalt on this road reaching 4.2 kilometers and 3.0 kilometers respectively.