Roads Minister, Kwasi Amoako-Atta says President Akufo-Addo will in July open the Pokuase Interchange he actually started from scratch.
“God willing, in the first week in July, the President will officially commission the Pokuase interchange.”
He also bragged that the four-tier Awoshie-Pokuase Interchange and Local Roads Project located in the Ga North Municipality of the Greater Accra Region was “started from scratch by President-Akufo’s government.
Hon. Kwasi Amoako-Atta indicated that the government will complete 20 of the 25 interchanges earmarked for construction before the end of his second term.
“Mark me down; by 2024, 20 interchanges will likely be completed, Amoako-Atta told Journalists at a press briefing on Sunday, May 23, 2021.
“This has never happened in any administration since independence” adding that the government has earmarked 120 out of 200 programmed bridges in various parts of the country for completion this year.
The Interchange was constructed at an estimated cost of $84 million and was being jointly funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Ghana government.
The project was originally scheduled to be completed in October last year and later changed to March this year.
That was due to the inclusion of a fourth tier which was not part of the initial plan.
The Awoshie-Pokuase Interchange is expected to remove the traffic bottleneck at the Pokuase Junction by easing the streams of traffic that conflict on the Awoshie-Pokuase and Accra-Kumasi roads.”