Traffic Spintex Underpass to be opened for road users today

On Thursday (September 8) there was heavy traffic in some parts of Accra. This was mainly attributed to the closure of the Spintex road underpass. But the Ministry of Roads and Highways has assured that they taking every step to ensure the road is open by midday today(Friday).

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The Ministry of Roads and Highways has assured road users that the Spintex road underpass will be opened to traffic by midday today (Friday).

In a statement jointly signed by Ministry of Roads and Highways and the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, it said the underpass was closed to allow the Ghana Water Company Limited to repair some major pipeline in the area.

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“The Ghana Water Company is attending to emergency repair works on its major 600ml water transmission lines to Accra, along the Spintex road underpass road. The transmission lines serve areas such as Spintex, Baatsona, East Legon, among others.”

On Thursday (September 8) there was heavy traffic in some parts of Accra. This was mainly attributed to the closure of the Spintex road underpass. This road leads into East Legon. But the statement assured that those working on the pipelines are taking every step to ensure the road is open by midday today(Friday).

 

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“The Ministry of Roads and Highways, acting through the Department of urban roads together with the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing as well as the Ghana Water Company appeal to the general public, especially commuters who use the route in question to bear with us as we take urgent steps to restore the route in question to bear with us as we take urgent steps to restore the situation to normalcy by midday tomorrow, Friday, September 09, 2016.”

A number of people who were stuck in traffic took to social media to express their frustrations. Some said they stayed in traffic for over two hours, a situation they did not expect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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