April 15, 2024
Senate To Take Position On Concrete Road Soon, Says Works Committee
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Senate To Take Position On Concrete Road Soon, Says Works Committee

The Senate says it will make public its decision on the adoption of concrete technology on federal roads soon.

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Patrick Ndubueze, made the comment when he received the leadership of the Nigerian Institution of Highway and Transportation Engineers, NHTE, in Abuja.

There is an ongoing tussle between contractors and the works ministry over the directive toimmediately dump the use of asphalt and adopt concrete technology.

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The NHTE President,  Saidu Hassan, noted in his address that any project to be truncated and converted to rigid pavement projects will be a violation of the contractual agreement and may lead to litigation.

According to him, both methods have their advantages and disadvantages, and either of them should be used where it is necessary based on engineering judgement.

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