Uluibenau up­grade pro­vides bet­ter ac­cess

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F| THURS­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 1, 2016 ul­ton Ho­gan Hi­ways (North) has cre­ated a bet­ter ac­cess for stu­dents liv­ing in Uluibenau Reser­voir Road, lo­cated 3.5 kilo­me­tres out­side of Labasa Town. They would use the pre­vi­ously pot­holed Uluibenau Road to get to school, said FHH Labasa De­pot Man­ager, Isaac Rak­abik­abi. Con­tract­ing FHH to main­tain the ru­ral and ur­ban net­works in the North­ern Di­vi­sion, one of the ob­jec­tives | FI­JISUN.COM.FJ of the Fiji Roads Au­thor­ity’s ru­ral main­te­nance pro­gramme is to im­prove road ac­cess to schools. Mr Rak­abik­abi said the 1.7 kilo­me­tre road was slip­pery dur­ing rainy spells. He said the road had been re­shaped and the pre-ex­ist­ing ma­te­rial graded and strength­ened by com­paction. The road pro­vides ac­cess to more than 40 farm­ing fam­i­lies liv­ing in the area and is also the lo­ca­tion of the Wa­ter Au­thor­ity of Fiji reser­voir. | PAGE “Buses, car­ri­ers and four wheel drives couldn’t even ac­cess the road dur­ing heavy down­pour,” Mr Rak­abik­abi said. “Whether its chil­dren walk­ing to catch a bus on the main road or farm­ers tak­ing their pro­duce to the mar­ket, the im­proved road is ex­pected to bring some re­lief to the res­i­dents of Uluibenau.” Source: Ful­ton Ho­gan Hi­ways

Uluibenau Road up­graded by Ful­ton Ho­gan Hi­ways.

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