Bauchi Governor Sen. Bala Mohammed awards 10.6km roads for N5bn
Bauchi Governor Sen. Bala Mohammed has awarded contracts for the construction of two bypass roads within the Bauchi metropolis at the cost of N5bn.
The Governor, who said this on Monday at the project site, disclosed that the two bypass roads put together were 10.6 kilometres long.
Mohammed said the construction of the roads was a milestone for him, and “a historical moment for the people of Bauchi State.”
He said the Gombe -Maiduguri bypass road would remove gridlock from the city centre and provide seamless movement of vehicles from Maiduguri to Gombe areas of the state capital.
He further added that, “These bypasses were conceptualised since the creation of Bauchi State and they were planned to start from Gombe Road and connect the Maiduguri Road.
“The contract for the construction of this bypass access road was awarded to Triacta Nigeria Limited at the total cost of N2, 581, 199, 175. 19.”
The governor added that the other 6.2-kilometre bypass road would run from Miri village on Jos Road and link the Dass Road by the ATBU.
“It features three lanes of 10.8 metres wide and 1.5 metres in terms of shoulders. The contract of the Sabon Kaura – Jos Road is awarded to Messrs Habibu Engineering Nigeria Limited at the total cost of N2, 300, 230, 774. 99,” he stated.
Mohammed said the third component of the project was a one-kilometre road dual expressway which “totals two kilometre on Muda Lawal Market Road dual carriage way and would be fully asphalted.”
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