Mohembo bridge creates hundreds of jobs

Mohembo Ferry PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Mohembo Ferry PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

MAUN: The Mohembo Bridge project is expected to create between 250 and 300 jobs for Batswana during construction, a consulting engineer in the project Kobamelo Kgoboko of CPP Botswana has revealed.

Kgoboko told North West District Councillors on Wednesday that the project commenced on November 8 and will be completed in July 2019. He said the cable-stayed bridge, aesthetically designed to enhance the look of the Okavango Delta, will cost P1, 045, 510, 751, 77 and will be constructed by Italian Joint venture of Cimolai and Itenira companies. He said the first five months, the contractor would mobilise resources.

He further stated that contractually, the contractor would outsource 30% of works to Batswana companies.  “Roads and electrification works are some of the works which have been reserved for citizen contractors,” he stated.

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