Tamne Bridge to be reconstructed – Min. assures
The Minister for Roads and Highways, Hon. Kwesi Amoako Atta has indicated that the government is poised to complete repair works on the Tamne bridge that links Garu- Bawku to help ease the pressure on the road and improve trade and business between the two communities.

Date Created : 7/25/2017 4:27:37 AM : Story Author : Alice Abubakari/

Activities between the two communities are said to be on a standstill after a gory accident that led to the collapse of the  steel Bridge linking the two central business towns.


However, the minister, who later visited the scene to ascertain the extent of damage done on the bridge, disclosed that the ministry will as matters of urgency create an alternative route while the bridge undergoes reconstruction work.


                                                    Collapsed  Tamne bridge


He said the bridge was completely closed down to vehicular traffic and the traveling public to allow for emergency repair works by the engineers department.


                                            Collapsed  Tamne bridge


He said government was poised to complete the work on time to help improve business and trade between the two communities.


                                                      Asore Emmanuel Avoka (DCE)

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for area, Asore Emmanuel Avoka expressed gratitude to the government for the timely intervention, adding that the assembly would partner to ensure that work on the bridge is completed on time.