REHABILITATION OF THE CHAPEL ESSOS/ APPOLO-BAR ROAD : The mayor orders the start of work
REHABILITATION OF THE CHAPEL ESSOS/ APPOLO-BAR ROAD
The mayor orders the start of work
Relieving congestion in the Essos district is the goal of the launch of this road section by the mayor of the commune of Yaoundé 5th, Augustin Bala.It is an approximately 500-meter-long road that will soon see the light of day in the Essos district. The axis located in front of the Essos chapel connecting the locality Appolo-Bar will undergo rehabilitation. Augustin Bala, launched the work on August 20, 2021. For the civil engineer, the first task is to relocate the existing network of the Camwater pipeline. Then, shaping will follow along the entire linear route while digging concrete ditches with a section of 50 by 60 centimeters on either side of the roadway, to better facilitate the drainage of rainwater. In the rest of the work, the company is talking about backfilling the entire existing route. A sandblasting impregnation will then emerge and a layer of asphalt concrete will be laid. And finally, the crossing slabs on both sides of the sidewalk for vehicles and pedestrians will be done.
These asphalting works on this road section, the costs of which are estimated at around CFAF 300 million, are financed by credits transferred by the Ministry of Public Works (Mintp) for fiscal year 2021. The works will be carried out under the authority; the city hall of Yaoundé 5th does not have the civil engineering equipment, called on a private partner called Ets MEACAM who will be responsible for carrying out the work under the control of the technical services of the city hall. The duration of the work is estimated at around 90 days, or 3 months. According to Mayor Augustin Bala, « the rehabilitation of this road will help relieve traffic congestion in the commune of Yaoundé 5th; especially since this road is a bypass of the area of the Essos chapel. A belt that experiences numerous traffic jams every morning and evening on the Avenue-Germaine section. From now on, vehicles will be able to leave the chapel and cross this axis to reach the Mimboman, Emombo or Mvog-Ada districts”.
According to the chief of the municipal executive of Yaoundé 5, it is a project of approximately 3 kilometers which will emerge from the ground in this sector of the district. It is only a first part of 500 meters which was launched on August 20, 2021. The other sections will be launched in the next few weeks, he said.
At the end of this ceremony, the inhabitants of the Essos East district expressed their joy, because the rehabilitation of this bypass road will provide well-being to the populations in terms of development of this bypass road will provide well-being to the populations in terms of development.