B1/1 Cumuto Tumpuna Road, Cumuto


The B1/1 Cumuto Tumpuna Road Cumuto project was facilitated by the Bridges, Landslips and Traffic Management Unit under the Bridges Reconstruction Programme (BLT). The original structure was a single lane temporary Bailey Bridge which needed to be replaced with a two lane structure.

SCOPE OF WORKS

 * Construction of a new bridge that would allow two-lane traffic (previously single lane) 
 * Construction of a new road (40m) and roadside drains
 * River works (mass concrete lining and galvanized gabions along the channel)
 * Construction of two sidewalks and other pedestrian safety infrastructure

BENEFITS OF THE PROJECT

 * An increase in infrastructural development  
 * Reduction in the travel times for motorists
 * Reduced traffic congestion
 * Improved pedestrian safety  
 * Improvements to the area's overall appearance
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