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More Streetlights To Be Installed And Repaired

Installation of streetlights in parts of Queen Elizabeth drive, Gladstone Road, Cakobau Road and Edinburgh drive will be com­pleted mid this year
31 Jan 2019 10:00
More Streetlights To Be  Installed And Repaired
Street lights

Fiji Roads Authority is in the process of installing 3736 streetlights along Kings Road, Queens Road, Wainibokasi, Labasa-Savusavu and Suva.

This is the biggest project they’ve had undertaken.

Installation of streetlights in parts of Queen Elizabeth drive, Gladstone Road, Cakobau Road and Edinburgh drive will be com­pleted mid this year.

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA), Gen­eral Manager Electrical, Musheer Khan said: “All new streetlights are LED’s. Tender for installa­tion of solar streetlights at vari­ous sites on Viti Levu and Vanua Levu has also been put out to the market.”

He said that in the next two months more streetlight works will be tendered for Suva, Labasa, Savusavu, Lautoka, Nadi, Siga­toka, Ba, Tavua.

He added that apart from this the FRA is also looking at the re­placement of 3000 streetlights in the residential areas over a period of 12 months through its street­light maintenance contractors in Suva, Nasinu, Nausori, Lami, Deuba, Nadi, Sigatoka, Lautoka, Ba, Tavua, Rakiraki and Labasa-Savusavu.

“Meanwhile, 976 streetlights in the Central & Western division were renewed. 25 solar street­lights were installed in Nailaga and around 1754 streetlights were installed along the Queens Road and Kings Road, Wainibokasi and Navua.”

Edited by Susana Tuilau

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