List of top federal road projects for 2017

List of top federal road projects for 2017

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on his appeared before the Senate on Monday, February 6, to defend his ministry’s budget in the 2017 budget proposal.

The ministry has N564.2 billion for the three sectors, out of which works gets N311.5 billion. These federal road network are to foster the economic growth. Here are 25 major roads projects for 2017.

1. The construction of second Niger bridge at Onitsha

2. Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja (Sections I-IV) in FCT

3. The rehabilitation of Enugu-Port Harcourt dual carriageway (Sections I-IV) in Enugu, Abia, Rivers states

4. Rehabilitation/reconstruction of the Lagos-Shagamu-Ibadan expressway in Lagos/Oyo states

5. Construction of Loko-Oweto bridge in Nasarawa, Benue states

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6. Reconstruction of outstanding sections of Benin-Ofosu-Ore-Sagamu road in Edo, Ondo, Ogun states

7. Rehabilitation of Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene road section I: Odukpani-Itu bridgehead

8. Rehabilitation of Ilorin-J’ebba-Mokwa road

9. The dualisation of Sapele-Ewu road in Delta, Edo states

10. The dualisation of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road in Lagos, Ogun states

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11. The rehabilitation of Hadejia-Nguru-Gashua-Bayamari road in Jigawa, Yobe states

12. The rehabilitation of Ilorin-Kabba-Obajana road in Kwara, Kogi states

13. The rehabilitation of Yola-Mubi road

14. The rehabilitation of Owerri-Umuahia road in Imo, Abia states

15. The dualisation of Yenagoa Road Junction-Kolo-Otuoke-Bayelsa Palm in Bayelsa state

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16. The rehabilitation of Damaturu-Biu road

17. The rehabilitation of Apapa-Oshodi expressway in Lagos Phase I & II

18. The dualisation of Suleja-Minna road

19. The construction of Bodo-Bonny road with a bridge across the Opobo channel in Rivers state, access road to Apapa, Tin Can Port, NNPC Depot (Atlas Cove) to Mile 2

20. The construction of Agaie-Katcha-Baro road

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21. The rehabilitation of Sokoto-TambuwaI-Jega-Kontagora-Makera in Sokoto/Kebbi states

22. The rehabilitation of Abakaliki-Afikpo road in Ebonyi state

23. The rehabilitation of Akure-Ondo road in Ondo state

24. The rehabilitation of Aba-Azumini-Opobo road (Aba-Azumini section) in Abia state

25. The rehabilitation of Wukari-Mutum Biyu-Jalingo-Numan road section I: Wukari-Mutum Biyu road in Taraba state

Source: Naij.com

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