Bahir Dar set to launch corridor dev’t project

ADDIS ABABA – Bahir Dar City Administration Environment Protection and Beautification Office announced that it has set to launch a corridor development project in the coming June.

Office Head Abraham Worku told the Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA) that preparations are being finalized to commence a corridor development project in the coming June with a 2.5 billion Birr worth initial capital.

The project is designed to connect the recently built Abbay Dam, Abbay River and Lake Tana while encompassing two main roads covering 24 kilometers, he said.

According to him, there is a commitment to launch the project that will be underway in six sub-cities this June and finalize it in a short period of time.

The Head expressed that the corridor development project comprises recreational centers, green areas, parking lots, bicycle lanes, electricity, telecom, traffic cameras, and water and sewerage facilities among others.

The project would be undertaken considering youth job creation especially addressing residents’ challenges and activities that would ensure urban beautification and cleanliness.

Furthermore, the corridor development would make Bahir Dar suitable for residents and competitive with other cities, he said, adding that investors, development partners and all sections of communities can put their legacy in the corridor development process, Abraham urged.


The Ethiopian herald May 26/2024


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