Delta State Government under the leadership of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori has awarded multibillion-dollar projects for the construction of fly over bridges and roads in Warri/Effurun megalopolis.
Mr Oborevwori released a sum of seventy-eight billion dollars ($78 billion) for the construction of three flyover bridges and road expansion.
He made the disclosure at the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting today in Asaba, Delta state’s capital.
Briefing pressmen at the end of the executive meeting, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Engr Fred Edafiogho said approval of the contracts was aimed at solving the gridlock often experienced in the twin cities.
He added, “The contracts included the design and construction of flyover bridge at Enerhen junction to Marine Gate; study, design and construction of road expansion and improvement works on the section of the DSC/NPA Expressway from Effurun to DSC roundabout including construction of a 3/4 Cloverleaf interchange at the existing Effurun Flyover Bridge as well as two pedestrian bridges.”
The funds also covered the design and construction of flyover bridge at PTI junction and DSC roundabout along the Effurun/Patani, East-West highway, Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area.