Brazilian construction group Odebrecht has given assurances that it will deliver on a project to repair an 86-kilometre section of road between Lóvua and Catata, in Angola’s Lunda Norte province in March 2014, Angolan news agency Angop reported.
The official in charge of the project, Elisson Serra, said that the work, which began in August 2012, would be delivered within the stipulated deadline.
The official also said that 56 kilometres of that section of road had been asphalted, 10 kilometres were in the process of being asphalted and that a further 20 kilometres would be completed in January and February 2014.
Serra said that the project involved 1,000 workers, of which 2560 were hired locally and trained up for specific aspects of the work. (macauhub)