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Regional road networks to be upgraded

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The government has prioritised upgrading the Okahandja-Hochfeld-Otjozondu-Okondjatu roads to tar as part of the Roads Authority's Integrated Business Plan.

Some of the roads earmarked for upgrading are Omaheke and the Du Plessis-Epukiro road to link to Eiseb Block.

Talismanus Road is also up for upgrading to tar to join Otjombinde-Eiseb Block to Gam Settlement, which will link with Tsumkwe-Grootfontein MR74 Road.

At Tsumkwe, the envisioned gravel road of Sikerete will be linked to Khaudum-Ndiyona to join the Trans-Zambezi Highway. 

RA CEO dismisses claims on awarding road construction tender to Chinese nationals

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Roads Authority (RA), Conrad Lutombi, has rubbished claims that he awarded the Usakos-Karibib road construction tender to Chinese nationals.

His response follows allegations that the company gives preference to foreign contractors at the expense of locals.

Lutombi addressed a media briefing in Swakopmund, saying the county will not compromise on the quality of roads by relaxing set requirements to make room for unqualified contractors, especially on high-traffic roads.

RA reiterates call to road safety and traffic rules compliance

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Road's Authority Transportation Executive Officer, Sidney Boois, has called on motorists to exercise a high level of compliance with road safety and traffic rules.

Speaking to nbc News at the Keetmanshoop Police Roadblock, Boois rated the road safety compliance in the region during the festive season to date at above 90%.

RA embarks on feasibility study to determine condition of Okahandja-Otjiwarongo road

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The Roads Authority (RA) will undertake a feasibility study on the condition of the Okahandja-Otjiwarongo road.

According to Sydney Boois, who is the Transportation Executive at the RA, the study is to determine the technical, economic, environmental, and social viability of the B1 road's preservation.

Otjozondjupa was identified as one of the regions with the highest statistics of road carnage in the country.