Sata launches Kitwe – Chingola dual carriageway

President Michael Sata this morning, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 launched the construction of the Kitwe – Chingola Dual Carriageway in Kitwe on the Copperbelt province.

The K561 Million road project, comprises of the upgrade of the existing 45.5km to the North bound carriageway from its junction with the Kazembe junction in Kitwe to Kasumpe junction in Chingola. And the South bound carriageway works consist of the construction of
the new carriageway.

The scope of work also include the construction of a new bridge at Mwambashi River and reinforcement of the existing bridge at the same location.

The project will be implemented over a period of two years and is expected to generate over 500 jobs during the construction period.