Blantyre City Council has signed contracts with three contractors to upgrade Angelogoveya to Manje road, Living Waters to Zion road and Chilomoni Ring Road to asphalt surfacing using K1.8 billion from government.
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa is expected to officially launch the project on Tuesday at Angelo Goveya.
HEMA Construction has been awarded Angelo Goveya to Manje road (4.160 km), Eistern Construction will be upgrading the Living Waters to Zion (2.045 km) while Fargo Civil Engineering have Chilomoni Ring Road (3.570 km).
Apart from the three roads, the Council has already identified contractors to upgrade Off Mugabe Highway to Mpingwe, Chimseu to Magalasi and Landrover Chilimba to Level crossing in Magalasi. A total of at least 1..05 Kms of the City road network will be upgraded.
Using the same funds, the Council is also rehabilitating street lights along Kandodo Cornershop to Kameza via Mbayani, Kwacha roundabout to Kudya, CI to Greencorner and Sunnyside to Manyowe Township.