Minister Mhona urges vigilance on the roads.

Picture by Tafara Mushope: Hon F Mhona

By:George Honzeri

Minister Mhona has urged motorist to be vigilant as most roads have been washed away by the incessant rains that have been pounding the country lately.

‘Motorist have to be vigilant as several roads and bridges have been damaged by incessant rains being experienced’ said Minister Mhona.

The country has experienced above normal rains and this has impacted negatively on country’s road infrastructure and this has placed a heavy burden on the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development.

Minister Mhona added, ‘Road construction works will resume with immediate effect and the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development will monitor and evaluate road infrastructure to ensure quality of work.’

The Ministry of Transport is working flat out to rehabilitate the country’s roads to world standard and ensure the achievement of vision 2030 and the fruition of the National Development Strategy 1.

The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development is also in the process of overtaking the rehabilitation of urban roads that have been neglected by the councils for a long period.

Cyclone Charlane and Eloise were experienced during this current season resulting in most parts of the country being inaccessible presenting Minister Mhona with a huge task of make the country’s roads reclaim their former status.

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