Zinara unveils $1,7m road survey fund

THE Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) yesterday unveiled $1,7 million for a roads condition survey to determine the level of service and maintenance required.

Source: Zinara unveils $1,7m road survey fund – NewsDay Zimbabwe June 8, 2016


Speaking at the survey launch in Harare, Zinara acting chief executive Moses Juma, said the country last conducted a national roads condition survey in 1999.

“There have been various figures flying around as to the cost of rehabilitation of the country’s road network.

“Most of these figures have had no scientific background due to the lack of credible data,”Juma said.

The 1999 survey revealed that Zimbabwe’s road network covered 95 000 kilometres, with 20% surfaced, 10% under urban councils and 70% under the District Development Fund and rural councils.

Juma reiterated that the survey would help in coming up with credible data on the state of the country’s road network.

Officials in the Transport ministry said ideally, such surveys should be conducted every four years.


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    Another ZANU way to waste money. The whole road system is dead. Get on with the repair… People do not travel on pieces of paper. Urban roads are even worse. Rural ones are worse than they were during the regime days.. Makes no difference. Black regime replaced white one.. Oppression got a worse. Only that the colour of the oppressor changed. This is not what was expected.. Get on with road to construction.. Forget survey.