Sukoluhle Ndlovu Midlands Correspondent
Chirumanzu Rural District Council has started rehabilitating roads after receiving over $500 000 from the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara).
In an interview, Chirumanzu RDC Engineer Cuthbert Kwera said council had already rehabilitated tarred roads in Mvuma and would soon be working on roads leading to residential areas.
“We recently finished putting tarred roads in CBD and our focus now is to do the same in residential areas.
“The whole aim is to improve the road network in the district. We were given an allocation of $526 791 by Zinara and that will go a long way.”
“For now we are finalising the procurement process and once that is done we will also look at the contractors that are bidding following the tendering process. The work is expected to commence in two weeks,” he said.
Eng Kwera said council is set to receive another allocation for emergency road funds from Zinara to rehabilitate damaged roads.
Chirumanzu RDC chairperson councillor Tapera Dzitirai said they have also engaged local communities in creating new roads especially in resettlement areas.