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Triumph for Road Rehabilitation Program

The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development has showed success in the Road Rehabilitation Program with the completion of 6.5 km of Makuti area along the Harare-Chirundu highway.

Government recently declared Zimbabwean roads a state of national disaster and the treasury availed US $480m towards a roads rehabilitation programme across the nation as part of measures to revive roads that have been damaged by heavy rains.

On its official twitter handle, the Ministry of Transport said the Japanese contractor rehabilitating the Makuti Section of the Harare – Chirundu highway has finished 6.5km of the section.

“E-h, matii? This is #Makuti Section along Harare-Chirundu Road. The Japanese have finished 6.5 km,” reads the tweet.

The Makuti area is among the most rugged parts of the country where the Harare – Chirundu highway passes through and a high accident zone.

The Ministry of Transport is working to rehabilitate the nation’s roads including urban infrastructure. A survey by this publication has seen efforts of the Ministry in rehabilitating roads like Seke Road among others.

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