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New Gravel Road Brings Big Relief

“We are thankful to the Government and Fiji Roads Authority for carrying out this much-needed project as our lives will change for the better,” he said.
04 Nov 2022 10:47
New Gravel Road Brings Big Relief
Seaqaqa Advisory Councillor, Amit Narayan, shows the recently developed gravelled five-kilometer road.

People living at Nasoni, Seaqaqa in the Macuata Province have been given a boost in life after the development of the five-kilometer gravelled road in the area.

The rural settlement used to access a narrow and horse-tracked road which was only accessible by high-rise vehicles.

The settlement is located 20 kilometers from the Seaqaqa business centre and 65 kilometers from Labasa Town and is home to 26 people.

Advisory Councillor, Amit Narayan, said the drainage works and the gravelling of the road had completed and this was the first time such works had happened after years of waiting.

“We are thankful to the Government and Fiji Roads Authority for carrying out this much-needed project as our lives will change for the better,” he said.

 

“The road will benefit the entire community with vegetable and sugarcane farmers, students and the elderly being major beneficiaries.”

The road works recently completed provides accessibility to farmers to transport their harvested cane to the Labasa Sugar Mill.

Students will also have the opportunity to travel on a safer road while residents owning vehicles can transport their elderly members to the health centre on time in case of emergencies.

Students would brave the rain and walk five kilometers to reach the nearest school, Navai Primary School.

The road development is a pathway towards electrification of the area.

Mr Narayan said there was possibility of bus services now being provided to the area because the road was in a good state and bus operators must consider this.

 

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