The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has embarked on a holistic maintenance of federal roads within Delta State.
The maintenance works include patching of potholes, repairs of failed portions, desilting of blocked drains and vegetation control along federal highways.
Federal Road Maintenance Engineer of FERMA in the state, Daniel Ijie, who disclosed this while inspecting maintenance works in parts of Warri metropolis, said the agency was committed to restoring pothole free highways across the country.
Engr. Ijie explained that vegetation control was carried out on highways in order to increase the visibility and the security of road users, as well as to easily evacuate people in distressed or involved in accident.
“FERMA’s achievement in maintaining federal roads in Delta State is enormous. We are now working on Benin/Asaba dual carriage way which we have contract on. You know that before the yuletide season, Niger Bridge approach was in a bad shape, we have repaired the section that was bad there and didn’t have any gridlock during Christmas period. Read more