Brazilian consortium rebuilds road in Angola’s Huíla province

12 June 2012

Angola’s Minister for Urbanism and Construction, Fernando da Fonseca, Monday in the Gambos municipal area of Huíla province said that by the end of the year the government would refurbish most of Angola’s tertiary roads, as a way of driving the development of the country’s interior.

The minister was speaking after inaugurating a 21 kilometre road in Gambos municipality, which was refurbished by Brazilian consortium Andrade Gutierrez and Zagope.

The road, which links the capital of the municipal area of Gambos (Huíla province) to the Chiangi municipal area, cost US$28 million.

The work was carried out in 15 months.

The Gambos municipal area is 127 kilometres form the city of Lubango and has an estimated population of over 200,000 people.

Fernando da Fonseca also opened the Cahama/Tchibemba road, linking the provinces of Huíla and Cunene, which is 64 kilometres long and was rebuilt by Levon Angola. Lda.

This important stretch of road, which is part of the Huíla to Cunene road, is part of the route to the Republic of Namibia. (macauhub)