Controversy has erupted in the Senate over President George Weahâ€™s recent groundbreaking of the RIA Highway Expansion Project. The project aims to convert the 45-km highway to the Roberts International Airport from a two-lane one to a four-lane highway.
With only about two months left in the dry season, River Cess citizens are calling on their leaders to rehabilitate a 17-mile stretch of road leading from Palm Bush Junction to Cestos, the county capital.
Rep. Dorwohn Twain Gleekia of Nimbaâ€™s sixth electoral district has disclosed plans for a renovation of Tappitaâ€™s Tappeh Memorial High School. The lawmaker said he had lobbied to get US$25,000 appropriated in the 2019/2020 national budget for the renovation.
The Millennium Challenge Account-Liberia and the Ministry of Public Works have committed to coordinating their efforts to strengthen Liberiaâ€™s capacity to provide routine maintenance of paved and unpaved primary roads.
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor visited Bomi this past weekend to break grounds for the Bai T. Moore Rehabilitation Village Project in the countyâ€™s capital, Tubmanburg. The project, named after the famous son of the county, a poet and literary icon, possesses incredible historical and sentimental value for the people of Tubmanburg.
Citizens of Massamai in Voinjama district have dedicated a town hall funded and constructed by residents. The estimated amount spent on the project is US$1,535 and the project began in 2014.
Bong county superintendent Esther Walker and the chair of the countyâ€™s Project Management Committee, Stephen Mulbah, have illegally inflated the cost for renovating the superintendentâ€™s compound by nearly US$100,000.
Three county capitals are expected to benefit from government road construction projects, according to Grand Kruâ€™s resident engineer, Anthony Gbassi.