Authority constructs, upgrades over 9,796 kms of roads

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Addis Ababa, 10 March 2014 (WIC) - The Ethiopian Road Authority said it has built, repaired and upgraded over 9,796 kms of roads at a cost of over 12.6 billion birr in the last seven months of this budget year.
Communication Director with the authority, Samson Wondimu, told WIC recently that the target was to construct and upgrade 10,873 km roads, he said.
The achievement shows that the authority managed to achieve 90 percent of its target, he said.
According to Samson, the country allocated 30 billion birr for road projects this budget year.  
ERA has set a plan to build 14, 787 kms road, including maintenance, in the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) period.