Adomi Bridge re-opene

President Mahama being assisted by Odeneho Kwafo Akoto  ( left) and Togbe Tepre Hodo IV Paramount Chief of Anfoega Traditional Area to cut tape to inaugurate the bridg

President Mahama being assisted by Odeneho Kwafo Akoto ( left) and Togbe Tepre Hodo IV Paramount Chief of Anfoega Traditional Area to cut tape to inaugurate the bridg

COMMUTERS and motorists relying on the Adomi Bridge as means of travelling from one end of the Volta river to the oth- er, are now relieved, following the re-opening of the bridge by President John Mahama on Saturday, after its rehabilitation. The bridge was closed on March 14, 2014, to vehicular traffic for major rehabilitation works, after it developed cracks about six years ago. The Government, as part of

measures to save it from total col- lapse, secured funding from the Bank of Austria to commence re- habilitation works. Opening the 12.9 million euro rehabilitated bridge, the President assured commuters that “the

bridge is now strong, it’s firm and it will serve us for a very long time.” He added that two ferries, at Senchi and Akrade, which tra- versed the Volta lake during the closure of the Adomi bridge would now be moved to Yeji and Dambai

to help in transporting goods and passengers in those areas. Meanwhile, traders in the area have predicted a boom in busi- ness following the opening of the bridge, as traffic would now flow

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