Malaita eyes proper road maintenance

East Malaita Road rehabilitation plan underway.
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MALAITA provincial government has assured of proper road maintenance for the province.

In an interview, Provincial Secretary (PS) of Malaita Province Mr Jackson Gege made the statement, saying the province is currently pursuing the initiative.

He said work on roads have now started on the south-road, which will later move to other roads in the province.

Mr Gege said since road users have complained on the past road construction, the province is now looking at a more integrated road construction.

Improvement on roads in Malaita Province under the road construction currently underway.

“Roads will not construct using the similar construction approach as what experienced in the past.

“Like in the past, roads were constructed under community base projects using manual tools like spade, wheelbarrows and etc.

“Now roads in the province will be constructed using machineries looking at a more integrated roads,” he said.

Gege said towards late last month construction started on the south road where road now on the process of grading and later to put on gravel.

He also said that the current construction of roads is in preparation towards permanent road construction province is working on with donor partner.