December 9, 2022

Plateau: British-America Flyover to be completed in December 2022

The ongoing construction of British-America flyover is expected to be completed and handed over to the state government by December, 2022.

This was stated by the project Engineer of the construction company handling the work, Graneburg Construction, Engr. Dani Mansur when the Plateau State House of Assembly Committee on works, led by its Chairman and member representing Bokkos state constituency, Useini Amurudu visited the project site for the committee oversight function.

Engr. Mansur said the work is at 50% completion, considering that they are done with substructure which is the major work and now they are on superstructure work.

The members at the site

While leading the Committee members round the construction site for inspection, he stated that the work is expected to be completed by December, 2022.

Chairman of the House Committee on Works, Engr. Useini Amurudu expressed satisfaction with the level of the work and commitment of the state government in awarding the contract which if completed will be of great benefit to the state citizens and other commuters.

He said the project is funded by the Plateau State tax-payer’s money and will not only be an asset but it will also ease movement and boost the economy of the state and country at large when completed.

The inspection was the first by the House Committee since the commencement of the work and the Chairman of the committee assured that the other things they have observed, they will need to go back to the drawing plan and compare it with what is on the site before their next visit.

Other House Committee Members that inspected the project includes, Pirfa Tyem, Fom Gwatson, Timothy Dantong, Mohammed Ballo and Ezra Dakup as the Ministry of Works was represented by the Director of Civil Engineering, Engr. Beedee Bot.

It could be recalled that the British-America flyover project was officially flagged off for construction as part of the Governor Simon Lalong led developmental project in March this year.

During the flagged off, Governor Lalong described the work as major steps in addressing the plight of motorists plying through the road which is a major link to the North East.