Angolan province of Huila repairs 160 kilometres of roads

11 June 2012

Angola’s Minister for Urbanism and Construction, Fernando Fonseca is due Tuesday to open a network of roads totalling 168 kilometres, linking up the municipal areas of Cacula, Caluquembe, and Caconda, in the north of Huíla province in Angola, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

The roads were rebuilt and asphalted by Angolan companies Angolaca and PlanaSul over a three-year period at a cost of approximately US$41 million.

The minister will open up 24 kilometres of road between Cavula and Negolo (Caluquembe), another 42 kilometres between Negola and Caluquembe, and finally 84 kilometres between Caluquembe, Cusse and Caconda.

As well as the road the minister will also inaugurate a concrete bridge over the Colui River, in the Vila Branca sector of Negola commune. The new bridge is 74 metres long and 9 metres wide. (macauhub)