Chinese firm wins US$72 million Ethiopian road contract

November 17th, 2023

The Ethiopian Roads Administration has awarded China Wu Yi Co a US$72.3 million contract to upgrade 76km of roads.

The works to be carried out under the contract comprise the upgrading of the Ethiopia Integrated Transport Program Phase 1 Jimma-Chida and Sodo-Sawla Roads Upgrading Project: Lot 3: remaining works of Dinke-Sawla-Shifte and Turga-Yala Spur Road project.

The African Development Bank is supporting the project.

The expected duration of the project is 2.5 years for construction, including a 3-month mobilisation period, plus a 2-year defect notification period.

Details of the contract award can be found here

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