Road construction cross section in Nigeria

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In general, the minimum right-of-way width required for a public road is 20 metres or cross section plus 3 metres on each side, whichever is greater. Cross-section is defined as road prism (travelled road surface, shoulders, containment slopes) plus any slope areas necessary to contain the road prism.

Eworo said that work on the 10km Afikpo-Uwana road had reached 80 per cent completion, while the 2 kilometres access road along Afikpo-Uwana road, dualisation of a 3.5km section of the Abakaliki-Afikpo road from the Akanu Ibiam junction were at various stages of completion.

Eworo disclosed that work on the 10 kilometres Afikpo-Uwana road had reached 80 per cent completion, while the 2 kilometre access road along Afikpo-Uwana road, dualisation of a 3.5 km a section of the Abakaliki-Afikpo road from the Akanu Ibiam junction were at various stages of competion.

The Ministry prefers to use a service road system to access local businesses located on or fronting primary and secondary highways. If local road systems cannot be obtained, a frontage or backage road may be approved as an alternative. The frontage road is not an ideal solution, however, because of intersection problems and the high services-to-lot ratio.

If the development will be accessed from an unmaintained Section 42 road, the road must be upgraded and dedicated on the subdivision plan. All roads shown on a subdivision plan must be established by a legal survey. If the status of the road is in question, consult the local District Transportation Office.

The projects upon completion will enhance the spread of infrastructure development across the entire Niger Delta region. Messrs. Siraj (Nig) Limited, supervision of the construction of Calabar-Oban-Nsan-Ajasor road (section) in Cross River in the sum of N106, 407,242.51 (One hundred and six million, four hundred and seven, thousand, two hundred and forty two Naira fifty one kobo) with a completion period of 24 months.

 

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