October 19, 2021
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.
|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