Asssela-Dodola-Goba asphalt road opened to traffic

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Asssela-Dodola-Goba 247 kms concrete asphalt constructed at a cost of 1.2 billion birr opened to traffic, the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) said. Authority communication director Samson Wondimu told ENA that the road was constructed by the CGC Sino Hydro, a Chinese company while the supervision was made by the Transport and Construction Design Enterprise (TCDE). The road was constructed in two projects including Assela-Dodola 117 km and Dodola-Goba 130 km. the road would enhance the interaction in Bale and Arusi zones since they are productive areas. It would also help further enhance the agricultural activities in the area. The government and the World Bank covered the construction cost of the road project.
(The Ethiopian Herald)