General News of Thursday, 26 November 2020Source: Ghana GuardianAkufo-Addo commissions phase one of Pokuase interchangeplay videoPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was at Pokuase to commission the interchangeThe President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 25th November 2020, commissioned Phase One of the Pokuase Interchange project, as part of his 2-day tour of the Greater Accra Region. It will be recalled that, with the project commencing in April 2018, and the interchange originally proposed as a 3-tier single-point urban interchange, the contractor, after undertaking a value engineering assessment, proposed to construct a 4-tier Stack Interchange, which was approved by the Ministry for Roads and Highways. President Akufo-Addo, at the ceremony, opened to traffic tier-3 of the interchange, which is the road from Awoshie to Accra, as well as the road from Kumasi to Awoshie. Also, 1 kilometre of asphalt single carriageway had been completed for the Kwabenya section of the project, with pedestrian facilities, and retaining wall constructions being undertaken. Touching on the interchange itself, the engineer revealed that 99% of pile foundation works had been completed.
Source: GhanaWeb November 25, 2020 17:26 UTC