Ghana’s road infrastructure is poor and below international standards.
This according to a report published by the Ghana Institution of Engineers(GhIE).
The report is titled “Ghana Infrastructure Report Card 2016”.
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“The overall grading of roads and bridges, electric power, and potable water infrastructure had a score of D3 representing poor”.
On road infrastructure, Ing. Adams stated that the sector had a score of 2.79 out of 5 points.
He explained further that this showed that the country’s road infrastructure had little or no ability to withstand the weather pattern. He added that they also have a shorter lifespan compared to international standards.
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He therefore, called on the government to look critically at the standard of road construction in the country.
He suggested that the government develops a regular maintenance schedule for already constructed roads since it is one of Ghana’s key infrastructure.
The Ghana Infrastructure Report Card 2016 was launched by the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Mafo.