Rivers State Government is to commence the construction of a fourth flyover at GRA Junction.
In addition, the Rumuola flyover is to be expanded to accommodate additional vehicular traffic.
These new projects will complement Rebisi, Rumuogba and Okoro-nu-Odo flyover projects which have reached advanced stages of completion.
Governor Nyesom Wike disclosed this, yesterday while addressing journalists during an inspection tour of projects executed by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor local government areas of the state.
Governor Wike, who was accompanied by Julius Berger Managing Director, Lars Richter, also inspected the urban renewal programme of his administration at both the Old and New Government Reservation Areas.
While noting that work would soon be completed in most of the ongoing projects, the governor promised to dualize Mummy B Road to Stadium Road to ease the flow of traffic in the city.
He said his decision to embark on projects at a time the state government is fighting COVID-19 is because people would still need basic infrastructure to improve their lives after the pandemic.
Governor Wike debunked the impression that only Julius Berger is executing projects in the state, pointing out that there are other indigenous contractors that are working for the government.
Some of the companies executing the state government projects, according to the governor include Lubrik Construction Company Limited, Wellman and Wellington Construction Company Limited, VKF Construction Company and Roadmap Construction Company.
He expressed satisfaction with the level of work done at the various projects sites in the state and said the projects would be delivered as promised.
The governor said his administration would invest in building standard hospitals to discourage medical tourism.
Also, Richter assured the governor that the company would deliver the three flyover projects as promised during the signing of the contract.
He commended the governor for his good management of COVID-19 which has also impacted positively on the level of work done by his company.