Road Condition Assessment Launched
The countrywide Assessment of the Condition of all unpaved roads that connect county capitals has begun on the Monrovia-Bopolu highway.
The Liberia Renaissance Construction Company (LRCC) in collaboration with the United States Department of Transportation, VOLPE with support from the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia (MCAL) launched the Road Condition Assessment Friday, May 4, 2015to begin gathering data that will inform the maintenance of primary roads in Liberia. The Road condition Assessment is part of the Road project under the Compact supported by the United States Government through its development agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
At the launch Friday in Brewerville, outside Monrovia, LRCC President, and Delino Bryant said teams of engineers have been prepared to be dispatched to all regions of Liberia for the assessment.
Mr. Bryant said after the collection of the data within the next two months, the United States Government Department of Transportation, VOLPE will help review and compile the data before submitting them to the Government of Liberia.
The information will help the Government of Liberia know the condition of the roads and determine the resources needed to maintain them.
Under the Compact, the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia is supporting the Government of Liberia gather road maintenance information and put in place a 5-year master plan for the maintenance of primary roads in the country.