The Turn of Death Removed Next Month
16 August 2012 - lexpress.mu
After ten months of inconvenience, motorists will enjoy the initial section of the M1 at height Sorèze. It will reopen next month after being closed to traffic in October. This, so the consortium Colas (Mauritius) Ltd. - Rehm Grinaker can build an underpass.This should allow motorists to take or leave the Ring Road, currently under construction in the region of straws.
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure had wanted the section to be operational by the end of the month, but the contractor believes that the time is "too tight". "It will be available in September, except in cases of unexpected desire , "said one officials from the shipyard.
Meanwhile, workers are striving to repair. It remains only to pour concrete on both sides of the road. And, once opened this section, work will begin on the west side of the highway. The workers will carry out excavations to complete the underpass. The deviation of Albi, which required an investment of Rs 540,000, has also caused much ink. Just open a few days, police had recorded several accidents, some serious. On March 31, a truck whose brakes had dropped, rolled over here, killing two people.
In addition, Phase I of the Ring Road will be completed next January. This, at least, the objective of the consortium and the Ministry of Public Infrastructure. This four-lane road, 5 km long, connects to the Sorèze Guibies, near the conference center Swami Vivekananda. All roads in the region will be connected.
On the other hand, work on the road Terre Rouge-Verdun reach a crucial stage in a few weeks. To expand, a part of the mountain, Ripailles, will be flattened. " This part of the route which delayed us, as there have been landslides earlier this year. This work represents about one third of the site " , says a source at the Road Development Authority .
At yesterday (Wednesday, 15 August 2012), it was completed more than 60% and the Ministry hopes to begin the paving of next year. "We anticipate this route will be ready in twelve months", concludes source of l’express.