Fiji Time: 2:49 PM on Sunday 21 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Archives » Article Index

FRA completes road rehabilitation project

Vishaal Kumar
Friday, November 10, 2017

THE Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) has successfully completed rehabilitation work on the Naimasimasi section of the Kings Rd.

FRA general manager network operations and maintenance, Aram Goes said the site was programmed for rehabilitation because of the deteriorating condition of the existing pavement along the sections of the Kings Rd.

"After initial pavement investigation and materials testing the contractor and FRA engineers have come up with a pavement design," he said.

"This design has been implemented during the construction phase of this project."

Mr Goes said the project started towards the end of September and took a little more than a month to complete.

"These works include removal of high shoulder to prevent water from ponding on the road edge, clearing drains, remove and replace existing seal and base material with imported crushed rock, stabilisation of the existing pavement and surfacing which included a two-coat chip seal and asphalt surfacing for bus bay area," he said.

"With the new road surface, the travelling public can now enjoy improved travel time and a better and safer driving surface."

The project was carried out by FRA and its maintenance contractor Fulton Hogan Hiways Joint Venture.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62390.6049
JPY 56.369653.3696
GBP 0.36040.3524
EUR 0.41060.3986
NZD 0.69380.6608
AUD 0.63130.6063
USD 0.50390.4869

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 19th, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Back to work
  2. Do the right thing and resign: Biman
  3. Fiji not built on smiles and fake promises, says Bainimarama
  4. ATS seeks legal advice
  5. Justice prevails, says Rabuka
  6. Tribunal ruling is a victory for workers, says Chaudhry
  7. Unsafe practice
  8. Diving trip turns tragic
  9. For a place in fashion festival
  10. 40th anniversary

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  3. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  4. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Teachers transfer policy Monday (15 Jan)
  6. Patient info leaked Friday (19 Jan)
  7. Man attacks partner Monday (15 Jan)
  8. ATS Impasse: Tribunal orders return of all workers in 48 hours Saturday (20 Jan)
  9. Ray of hope Wednesday (17 Jan)
  10. Rasta's 'star' loves Fijian hospitality Saturday (20 Jan)