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Gambia: OIC Road Claims 40m On Both Sides of Bertil Harding

The National Roads Authority (NRA) is claiming 40 meters on either side of the Bertil Harding Highway to widen it into a dual carriage in preparation for the OIC Heads of State and Government Summit in 2022.

22 February 2021 p The National Roads Authority (NRA) is claiming 40 meters on either side of the Bertil Harding Highway to widen it into a dual carriage in preparation for the OIC Heads of State and Government Summit in 2022.The road authority is the implementing agency responsible for the expansion of the Bertil Harding and other roads identified in the Greater Banjul Area at a cost of US$80 million."The oic project has come in to increase the capacity of the Bertil Harding into a dual carriageway."Fourty meters from the center of the road [Bertil Harding], any building or property [that is] affected we write it down.

The next step for both Bertil Harding and the 50km urban roads is to hire contractors for construction to begin.The revelation was made by KebbaTrawally, NRA's project manager for the OIC Roads during a media field visit to the property assessment and valuation exercise underway on OIC beneficiary roads.

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