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Harare Road Works to Take Three Weeks!

Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Felix Mhona has announced that the 40 roads currently undergoing rehabilitation in Harare are expected to be fully operational within the next three weeks.

Minister Mhona made this declaration while inspecting the ongoing road rehabilitation projects in the capital city. He was joined by Charles Tavengwa, the Harare Metropolitan Province Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution, alongside other senior government officials. The roadworks initiative forms part of the broader Harare-Chirundu road rehabilitation project.

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As part of this project, approximately 40 major roads within and around the city have been identified for rehabilitation. These roads will undergo extensive upgrades, including the application of asphaltic concrete overlay. Among the key roads earmarked for improvement are Samora Machel (from Jaggers to the Kuwadzana Roundabout), Dieppe Roundabout, Glenara/Samora junction, Glenara/ED Mnangagwa Road, Chiremba (Braeside section), Robert Mugabe/Abdel Gamal Nasser, Josiah Tongogara, Harare Drive roundabout at Jaggers, selected sections of Lomagundi Road, Simon Muzenda Street/Robert Mugabe junction to Tongogara Road, and Simon Muzenda Street/Robert Mugabe junction to Tongogara Road.

Minister Mhona emphasized that these ongoing works underscore the ministry’s commitment to advancing infrastructure development and ensuring the provision of satisfactory road networks. He stressed the importance of modernizing road infrastructure, citing it as a critical component for economic growth, trade facilitation, and enhanced connectivity.

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While acknowledging that the majority of roads fall under the jurisdiction of local authorities, Minister Mhona reiterated the government’s dedication to addressing the longstanding neglect of urban roads. He emphasized the need for comprehensive infrastructure improvements across the country, including both urban and rural areas.

Minister Mhona affirmed the government’s proactive approach to infrastructure development, emphasizing that rehabilitation efforts extend beyond Harare to encompass other urban centers like Bulawayo and Gweru, as well as rural constituencies.

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