Lakeba Island Road improves connectivity


22528086_782500615264872_7604637117692841571_nThe recent construction of the Lakeba Island Road has improved connectivity for eight villages on Lakeba Island.

Fiji Roads Authority Programme Manager  Capital Works Delivery Johari Abdullah says the main Circular Road links eight villages on the island which will improve the lives of close to 2000 people.

Abdullah says FRA understands the importance of proper roads… and the impacts it has on the lives of people, especially in the rural areas.

He says the island is made up of four important roads; the Circular Road, which is the main connecting route linking up eight villages, providing access to schools, health centres, the airport, jetty, farms and markets.

According to FRA this project was under the Eastern Island Roads Upgrade project for maintenance and renewals of the existing roading network and bridge repairs superstructure replacement, on Moala, Vanuabalavu, Lakeba and Koro Island.

With the successful completion of Moala,Vanuabalavu, and now Lakeba, Koro Island is anticipated to be completed by December 2017.

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