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Dualisation of all major roads starting with the Beitbridge-Harare Road, Harare-Chirundu Road and Kwekwe-Nkayi road; construction of ring roads to decongest the major cities.

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Infrastructural Development

Veritas

    

July 19, 2022

22 kilometres of the Harare-Beitbridge Road has been constructed, with surfacing having been halted due to low temperatures. This brings the cumulative total distance constructed and opened to traffic to 336 kilometres.

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Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway is now open to the motoring public for more than 300 kilometers.

https://twitter.com/263Chat/status/1511973298787139587

    

April 7, 2022

More than 300 kilometers of the Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway is now open to the motoring public, just over two years after local contractors started road works for the first major rehabilitation of the highway since independence.
 

Infrastructural Development

https://allafrica.com/stories/202201050512.html

    

Feb. 5, 2022

Dualisation of the Harare-Mutare highway is its next stage with the 6km stretch from Melfort set to be completed by mid-February after the Government released US$5 million for the latest phase of the project.

 

Infrastructural Development

https://twitter.com/nickmangwana/status/1489243758931632132

    

Feb. 3, 2022

Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme2 SEKE ROAD-HARARE: Bitumen World is now doing road markings and mounting kerbstones from Çoca-cola Corner all the way past Maruta shops. 

Infrastructural Development

https://www.thezimbabwemail.com/business/harare-mutare-road-dualisation-resumes/

    

Dec. 19, 2021

"Work on the dualization of the Harare-Mutare Highway has resumed with a six-kilometre stretch set to be completed by mid-February after the Government released US$5 million for the latest phase of the project."

Mbudzi Traffic Interchange construction

 
https://www.veritaszim.net/node/5288
    

Oct. 5, 2021

Cabinet noted that works on the Beitbridge-Harare Highway is facilitating the smooth flow of traffic causing congestion at the Mbudzi Roundabout. Accordingly, Cabinet has approved the immediate construction of the Mbudzi Traffic Interchange in Harare.

Construction of Mbudzi flyover in Harare

https://www.herald.co.zw/works-on-mbudzi-flyover-start-today/

    

Sept. 15, 2021

The Government of Zimbabwe announced the commencement ofwork on the Mbudzi flyover in Harare at the intersection of Chitungwiza, High Glen and Simon Mazorodze roads.The roads feed traffic from surburbs in the western side of Chitungwiza and Harare's southern surburbs, as well as the regional and international traffic along the Harare-Masvingo highway.   

Rehabilitating and upgrading Harare - Masvingo - Beitbridge Highway

https://www.herald.co.zw/harare-beitbridge-road-upgrade-50pc-complete/

 

    

Aug. 4, 2021

Five contractors widening, rehabilitating and upgrading Harare - Masvingo - Beitbridge Highway have completed nearly half of the project with 168km now open to traffic and final touches being made on 52km stretch underway.

Completion of Construction works on the Harare-Bulawayo Road bridge-over-rail in Norton.

Herald

    

Dec. 11, 2019

Construction works on the Harare-Bulawayo Road bridge-over-rail in Norton have been completed, with the bridge now awaiting commissioning

Engagement of 5 local companies to rehabilitate the Harare - Beitbridge Highway

EBusinessWeekly

    

Sept. 6, 2019

Zimbabwe has signed five contracts with local firms for the rehabilitation of Harare – Beitbridge Highway after some international companies previously given the billion-dollar contract before, demonstrated incapacity to mobilise funding, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joel Matiza has said.

 

Makuti-Chirundu Sadc, Comesa and East African states Corridor (road) rehabilitation

Herald

    

Aug. 27, 2019

President Mnangagwa has officially launched the commencement of works on the first 6,5km of a 21km stretch along Makuti-Chirundu Road linking the country to Sadc, Comesa and East African states.The project is being financed through a US$21 million grant from Japan and will be implemented with the support of Japanese engineers and the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development.

The Zimbabwe government has completed the selection process of five contractors to undertake the Harare-Chirundu highway rehabilitation and its subsequent dualisation.

Sunday Mail

    

Aug. 18, 2019

The Government of Zimbabwe has completed the selection process of five contractors to undertake the Harare-Chirundu highway rehabilitation and its subsequent dualisation, with road surveys already under way.

Construction of new roads.

The Chronicle

    

Sept. 24, 2018

Treasury has availed $18,7 million to kick-start the surfacing of three major roads in Matabeleland South Province following concerns over the deplorable state of some of the routes in the area. The project is aimed at resurfacing roads that link the provincial capital Gwanda to the rest of the province. The road network will span Gwanda, Matobo and Plumtree, Gwanda-Maphisa and Maphisa-Mpoengs. The Minister of State for Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs, Cde Abedinico Ncube, expressed satisfaction with the progress made in implementation of Government’s initiative to surface roads in the province.