The Minister for Roads and Highways, Hon. Kwasi Amoako-Attah, has called on motorists and pedestrians to adhere to directional signs and safety measures to avoid “needless accidents” on the newly commissioned Pokuase Interchange.
Speaking at a ceremony to commission the Interchange in Accra, today, the Minister said “provision has been made for pedestrian walkways and bus stops. Two footbridges have been provided for pedestrians to cross the main Accra-Kumasi Road in the vicinity of the interchange.”
The Minister indicated that “Pelican crossings have been provided on the Ayawaso and Amamole sections of the Awoshie-Pokuase Road.”
He noted that “7km of storm drains have been constructed to prevent the incidence of flooding within the influence areas of the interchange.”
“Other safety measures like road line markings and signs, Crash Barriers, Pedestrian handrails, fences, height restriction gantries have also been provided as part of the recommendations from a road safety audit conducted before the opening of the interchange, ” he stressed.
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