Gov Obiano with Mic and Julius Berger Engineer
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has expressed satisfaction at the standard and pace of work at the 2nd Niger Bridge. Obiano. Just as the Project Director of Julius Berger Construction Company, Mr Fredrick Wieser, says the project would be delivered on Feb. 28, 2022.
Obiano also said he was confident that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari would deliver on the job as scheduled. Obiano was speaking when he stormed the site of the 2nd Niger Bridge to inspect the level of work done so far.
The governor stressed that the bridge, when completed would be a veritable potential to boost the economy of the South East. He expressed happiness with the Federal Government for its determination in intervening in all the federal projects in the South
Also, the Project Director, Wieser explained that the construction would be in three different phases. Wieser noted that the Federal Government had made an advance payment of
15 per cent which was N30 billion mobilisation.
Piling Work at the Site of the 2nd Niger Bridge
Meanwhile, South-East economy looks forward to 2nd Niger Bridge And he disclosed further that, the bridge will be 1.6 km, while the access road from Asaba end is 3.3 km and 7km from Anambra end.
“Right now, we are doing foundation work in the river which will be 50 meters deep. The pilling work in the river will be 15 meters above water level to allow free flow of ship,” Wieser explained. He, however, pointed out that with the present determination of the
FG, the project would be delivered on Feb. 28, 2022.
The Old Niger Bridge