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Transformational agenda Work on Volivo bridge to start soon

The project consists of a 540-metre (m) long by 17.1m wide cable stayed bridge on concrete pier and abutments.

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Work is due to begin on a new bridge across the Volta River on the Eastern Corridor Road at Volivo.

Parliament has already approved a ¥11,249,000,000 loan agreement for the construction of the bridge.

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The loan agreement is between the Ghana government and the government of Japan, acting through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

 

The approval of the agreement followed the submission of the report of the Finance Committee of Parliament, which had recommended the approval of the facility.

The project consists of a 540-metre (m) long by 17.1m wide cable stayed bridge on concrete pier and abutments.

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It would have three spans - two outer spans of 96m and a middle span of 280m. There will also be towers of 51.64m high and 26.4m wide at the base.

 

Sidewalks, a bicycle lane and railings and a rest stop will also be part of the project.

The Volivo Bridge will be 200m longer than Adomi bridge.

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