Mr Harold Atobra-Acheampong, Acting Director, Ghana Highway Authority says the Authority will rehabilitate the 99-kilometre Ho-Denu network structured into three lots as early as practicable.
He said the Authority was supervising routine maintenance activities including pothole patching of the 99-kilometre Ho-Denu road, this year.
Mr Atobra-Acheampong was reacting to a group calling itself, concerned drivers of Ho-Aflao, who have appealed to the government as a matter of urgency to fix the Godokpoe and Dokpokofe junction roads and by extension the Ho-Denu stretch to prevent accidents.
The group said the deplorable nature of the road at these junctions posed a great danger to drivers, commuters and pedestrians and appealed that the entire Aflao road network and especially the Airport segment should be re-engineered.
Mr Harold Atobra-Acheampong, explained that seven contractors were working on the segment patching potholes and sectional repair works with kilometre zero to 20 km heading towards Kpetoe being executed.
He disclosed that the Afiadenyigba-Metsrikasa network had seen sectional repair works of three km including sections being scarified and a good gravel material laid but the contractor has vacated the site for non-payment.
Mr Atobra-Acheampong said only three out of seven contractors started works but abandoned the site with the contract ending in December 2021.
Raymond Ativor, one of the leaders of the drivers, in a press release signed and copied to the Ghana News Agency, also appealed to Ghana Highway Authority, Volta Regional Minister to come to lead the crusade.
They said hostels belonging to the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) were also located along that portion of the road and most students used the road, thus, the need for measures to avert any unforeseen circumstances.
They said if by June 28, 2021 nothing was done to address the situation the group would be forced to block that portion of the road so they could fill the dugouts to make it motorable.