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October 19, 2021

Signing of Grant Agreement with Ghana:Contributing to more efficient transportation and goods distribution through improving a major roundabout

photoSigning ceremony

On October 13, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Ghana inAccra, to provide grant aid of up to 3.656 billion yen for the Project for Improvement of the Tema Motorway Roundabout (Phase 2).

The project will construct a north-south flyover at Tema Motorway Roundabout, contributing to easing the traffic congestion and securing smooth and safe road traffic. It is expected that it will improve the local infrastructure and promote economic growth in this area. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 9.

In 2020, JICA constructed the east-west underpass at Tema Motorway Roundabout with the Programme for Improvement of Ghanaian International Corridors through grant aid. JICA is comprehensively supporting improvements to the major arterial road in this area.

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country Ghana
Project title The Project for Improvement of the Tema Motorway Roundabout(Phase 2)
Planned implementation period 37months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Ghana Highway Authority
Target region, facilities Tema, Greater Accra Region
Specific project details (provisional) 1. Facility improvements/equipment procurement
Construction of a north-south flyover at the Tema Motorway Roundabout (3-span continuous steel plate girder bridge, 2 lanes x 2, bridge length approx. 142m)

2. Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision


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