Nov. 5, 2022
Government rolling out a countrywide street lighting program with the pilot project being carried in Harare where the installation of over 1200 new light is underway
Nov. 15, 2022
Construction and rehabilitation of elements of 3 roads is now 100% complete :
-The proposed construction of eight (8) kilometres of the Harare-Kanyemba Road has been completed;
-The construction of five (5) kilometres of road on the Rutenga- Zvishavane Road has been completed; and
-Seventeen (17) kilometres of the targeted 40 kilometres upgrading of the Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge road has been completed. To date, a total of 361 km of road has been completed.
Nov. 15, 2022
The installation of street lights at Mt. Darwin Centre, Mashonaland Central Province has been completed
Oct. 11, 2022
Hurungwe RDC purchased graders which have already been used in the grading of at least 210 kilometers since delivery a few months ago. The purchase was done using Devolution Funds.
Aug. 16, 2022
In the roads sector, the Minister highlighted progress as
widening and resealing of Nyika Growth Point roads, Bikita District,
Masvingo Province is 50% complete;
• rehabilitation of the gravel road (Chakari Blackmorevale) in Sanyati
District in Mashonaland West Province stands at 95% complete;
• rehabilitation of the Nhakiwa-Manyika Road in Uzumba-Maramba
Pfungwe District, Mashonaland East Province is 80% complete.
July 19, 2022
Earthworks for the construction of the targeted section of the Bulawayo-Tsholotsho Road have been completed, leaving total progress at 65%, with surfacing having been suspended due to low temperatures.
July 19, 2022
Resealing and supporting works have started on 9 kilometres of the Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road and will gather pace as temperatures rise.
June 21, 2022
Goromonzi 2km road rehabilitation complete and open for traffic
June 7, 2022
Mbudzi Interchange Works Begin
June 7, 2022
The Kalonga road and the 7 km Binga-Sengwa detour road have been completed in Binga District
May 16, 2022
Zinara avails $18m for Chikomba roadworks
April 15, 2022
This year, the continuing Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme2 (ERRP2) will rehabilitate over 2000 urban and rural roads totaling over 10,000 kilometers. The government has put up $17 billion for roads, which will mostly be carried out by the Department of Roads (DoR), local authorities, and the District Development Fund (DDF). The repair of damaged roads, asphalt overlay, pothole filling, and resealing will all be part of the project.
April 2, 2022
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development gave an update on the Rutenga-Zvishavane Road Construction Project which is now up to Surfacing (Tarring ). Completion of the project is now at 60%.
April 1, 2022
Shurugwi Mandamabwe road rehabilitation (Chivi District) completed and now open to traffic.
April 4, 2022
Rehabilitation of Delport road from Manyame Air Base to the boundary of Epworth and Sunway City has commenced today. Increasing kilometers of good road network.
March 14, 2022
Rehabilitation works on Seke road: Chinhamo, Manyame Bridge, Zororo Turn off and St Mary's turn off has commenced. Under the ERRP major road linking suburbs that were potholed are being rehabilitated as the government implements development that leaves no one behind and no place behind. The Seke road is currently being upgraded to world-class standards with construction and repairs being undertaken at the Chinhamo area, Manyame bridge, Zorro, and Chikwanha.
Feb. 18, 2022
All roads in Guruve Centre are getting a major face light through the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programe 2(ERRP2) as the rural district Council utilizes all funds from ZINARA and devolution to improve access to the business centre and sorrunding communities.
Feb. 18, 2022
The rehabilitation of Nhekairo - Chingondo road in Hwedza is progressing with the contractor , Fossil Contracting having started the road works. More than 15km of the road from Nhekairo Shopping Centre has been completed and was opened to motorist.
Feb. 15, 2022
Guruve RDC has taken advantage of the funds provided by the Central Govt under ERRP2 and Devolution to rehabilitate roads and other infrastructure. Most roads in Guruve Growth point were damaged by the rains. The rehabilitation of the Guruve-Shayabvudzi road.
Feb. 9, 2022
The Nyamhunga 1 Nzou road which was extensively damaged was completely removed and a new surface was tacked and seal coated. The contractor is ZADA construction. Stormwater drains were put in place at the edge of the roads.
Feb. 3, 2022
The 10km Regravelling of Chikuku -Makuwaza road in Bikita District 10km is complete under the ERRP2.
Jan. 5, 2022
The Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Road (Airport road) traffic circle has been upgraded under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme 2 with the construction of three slip lanes now complete, among them one along Dieppe Road heading to Cranborne suburb that is already open to traffic.
Nov. 23, 2021
Completed ERRP2 Projects.
Nov. 21, 2021
Bridge reconstruction of Maselukwe Shelvert in Nembudziya, Gokwe North now 80 percent complete. The Bridge was washed away by incessant rains earlier in 2021.
Nov. 11, 2021
Rehabilitation and official commissioning of the Kopa-Jopa road.
Oct. 12, 2021The resurfacing of Seke road is over 80% complete; The Simon Mazorodze/Paisley Road Junction asphalt overlay, which will form part of the Mbudzi Traffic Interchange and is over 75% complete; and The Mbudzi Interchange, designs have been completed as well as the selection of the detour roads namely, Chimhanda, Stoneridge, Amalinda and Forbes.
Oct. 26, 2021During the 8th 100-Day Cycle under six critical areas, namely: Bridges, Roads, Water Supply, Irrigation Schemes, Dams and Boreholes. Under Bridge Construction, Mpempedzi Bridge in Gutu in Masvingo Province is 98% complete, Gunguhwe in Gokwe North of Midlands Province is at 75% completion and Somhlolo in Lupane of Matebeleland Province is 71% complete. Under Road Maintenance, the targeted gravelling of 10 km of the Karoi-Binga detour road in Hurungwe was completed. Similarly, the targeted 8 km of the Nyakasikana-Masango-Karanda Road in Mt Darwin, in Mashonaland Central Province were gravelled and surfacing of the road is now underway. 30 of the targeted 50 km of the Sentinel-Shashe-Toporo Road in Beitbridge Matebeleland South Province were reshaped while in Buhera, of Manicaland Province 96 km of the Nyazvidzi Parallel Road were graded and 13 km of the targeted 20 km have been spot-gravelled. Regarding Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation, replacement of the vandalized transformer at Lazernby Scheme in Zvimba, Mashonaland West which will benefit 240 households, is at advanced stages of completion. Construction of canals at Chigondo Scheme in Mashonaland East is in progress, with the project set to benefit 50 households. Pipes to the main line are being fitted at Chigodora Scheme in Manicaland Province, which is set to benefit 50 households.
Oct. 5, 2021The Programme has so far rehabilitated 318.7km of road length, while 10 946 km have been regravelled; 11 529 km have been graded. Potholes have been patched on a total of 7 156km; 1 150km drainage structures have been constructed or repaired across all Road Authorities, while 204 washaways have been reclaimed. A total length of 7 092.1km of drains have been attended; and Verge clearing has been completed on 10 309 km.
Oct. 1, 2021In Matobo, 1. Mpondweni Road 32km graded, spot graveling, bush clearing, structures repair 2. Damara Road 15km graded 3. Marinoha Bidi Road causeway repairs Silozwi Road 10km graded. The committee toured roads under Ministry Transport, DDF, and Matobo Rural District Council
Sept. 22, 2021
Upgrading of various roads in Bulawayo, Mat North and South provinces.
Sept. 15, 2021
Work on Mbudzi Flyover began with contractors moving on-site to start on the development of detour roads.
Aug. 3, 2021
In Manicaland Province, DDF completed grading on 43,5 km and spot gravelling on 5.5 km of the Nyazvidzi Parallel Road. In Mashonaland Central Province, the upgrading of the road linking the commissioned Karanda Bridge with the adjacent communities is ongoing, and a 7 km detour road has been completed. In Mashonaland East Province, 3.5 km of the road link from the now completed Monte Cassino Bridge has been widened. In Mashonaland West Province, the 10 km stretch of the Karoi-Binga Road has since been completed. In Masvingo Province works are in progress on the Mpembedzi Bridge construction project, and road realignment has passed the 60% mark. In Matabeleland South Province, 91 km of the Mapae-Dite-St Peters Road in Beitbridge has been graded. Work is in progress on the construction of the Gunguhwe Bridge in Gokwe, Midlands Province.
Aug. 3, 2021
In Manicaland Province, DDF completed grading on 43,5 km and spot gravelling on 5.5 km of the Nyazvidzi Parallel Road. In Mashonaland Central Province, the upgrading of the road linking the commissioned Karanda Bridge with the adjacent communities is ongoing, and a 7 km detour road has been completed. In Mashonaland East Province, 3.5 km of the road link from the now completed Monte Cassino Bridge has been widened. In Mashonaland West Province, the 10 km stretch of the Karoi-Binga Road has since been completed. In Masvingo Province works are in progress on the Mpembedzi Bridge construction project, and road realignment has passed the 60% mark. In Matabeleland South Province, 91 km of the Mapae-Dite-St Peters Road in Beitbridge has been graded. Work is in progress on the construction of the Gunguhwe Bridge in Gokwe, Midlands Province."
Aug. 31, 2021
The government is conctructing the Gunguhwe Bridge in Gokwe, Midlands Province. The bridge links Gokwe North and Gokwe South districts. Once completed, the bridge will provide a useful link for farmers, students and other travellers in the area.
Aug. 4, 2021
Government has spent more than $1billion on road rehabilitation, gravelling , drainage structuring as part of the Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Programme 2 (ERRP2) launched in March 2021
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.
Aug. 5, 2021
Nyanga RDC was allocated $36M and the funds are currently being utilised in road formation, vege clearance and drainage structuring on: -World's View Rd -Troutbeck - Nyafaru Rd -Charamba - Chirimanyimo Road -Nyakupinga - Mutarazi Road.
July 30, 2021
CRDC received zw $30 million for #ERRP2 projects.
July 23, 2021
- Over 100kms covering council and DDF roads in Murewa district have been given a facelift thru the #ERRP2 - Murewa received a total of $28.2m for ERRP2. -24km Kadzere - Musami road as well as 10kms at Murewa Centre -17 of Rukunguhwe-Chitowa Road and 15 of State road- Munamba
July 20, 2021
-Zvimba RDC intends to rehabilitate about 297.7km of road network. -242.9km motorized grading, -52.7Km Re-gravelling and spot gravelling, -1.2km rehabilitation and construction AMOUNT DISBURSED: ZWL$ 1,824,154.00
June 13, 2021
Rehabilitation of Mhandamabwe-Chivi-Tokwe Road, Masvingo, 15km of the road is complete and open to traffic. The 3.2km Pangula road which is Chikurubi Prisons access road, was rehabilitated. On the Harare-Beitbridge Highway upgrading, it is reported that 50km of the road has been rehabilitated. Construction of the Mwarazi Bridge in Manicaland Province is in progress.
March 18, 2021
The District Development Fund (DDF) has intensified the rehabilitation of damaged roads in Matabeleland South province’s seven districts as the Government presses ahead with plans to improve the state of the road network countrywide.
April 9, 2021
In line with Government thrust of recapitalisation of key institutions, and revamping of national infrastructure, DDF received 2 motorised graders from Barzem Zimbabwe. A consignment of 16 graders is expected to be delivered in the next 8 months.
March 11, 2021
The rehabilitation of Ndepa - a road section of Siakobvu- Bumi Hills has been completed.
April 14, 2021
President launches Second Phase of the Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP2) in Mount Darwin. The Programme will ensure accelerated rehabilitation and construction of roads and bridges damaged by recent heavy rains.
Feb. 21, 2021
In GuIn Gutu District, DDF regravelled 55km of Manjokoto-Chimombe road, as well as shoulder maintenance of the same road. At Chamatutu, where the road passes through a dwala, exarcebated by unrelenting rains, it had become almost impassable
Nov. 17, 2020
The Kopa-Jopa Road Rehabilitation following damage by Cyclone Idai is 68% complete after an additional 4 kilometers of the targeted 23 kilometers were surfaced. The other projects which are at varying stages of implementation are as follows: Rehabilitation of Mhandamabwe-Chivi-Tokwe Road; Harare-Beitbridge Road Upgrading; and Rehabilitation of Skyline-Chimanimani Road Damaged by Cyclone Idai. In Chimanimani, bridge approaches of Umvumvumvu River No. 4 and No. 2 (Lydia Chimonyo) and Biriri Bridges were completed and opened to traffic. A total of 5 bridges were completed. The road stretch from Skyline to Ngangu was reconstructed and widened.
July 7, 2020
Work on tarring of the Karoi-Binga Road is set to resume after Government committed to funding the second phase of the project since the completion of the first 10km-stretch.
The initial part of the second phase will reportedly cover a further 5km stretch, starting just after Zvipani Business Centre as Government through the District Development Fund (DDF) pushes to eventually cover the 334km Binga-Karoi Highway. Hurungwe District development coordinator Mr Andrew Tizora said there were indications that funding for the next 5km stretch was set to be released soon, paving way for the resumption of the project.
Dec. 18, 2019
Pembi Bridge in Mvurwi was widened and road approaches constructed on either side of the bridge to reduce traffic congestion
Dec. 11, 2019
Bush clearance and road formation of the 5km-stretch from Melfort to Bromely has been completed, and the road is now awaiting surfacing; Works on the upgrading of the 5km-stretch in Chivhu and the 3km stretch in Beatrice along the Harare- Masvingo Highway have been carried out to base two and to priming levels, respectively.
Dec. 11, 2019
Approaches for three bridges ravaged by Cyclone Idai on the Wengezi-Chimanimani Road, namely: Umvumvumvu Number 2,
3 and 4 have been completed and opened to traffic
Dec. 11, 2019
28,6km of the 48,2km-stretch of the Mhandamabwe-Chivi-Tugwi Road has been completed and opened to traffic;
Dec. 16, 2018
The Zimbabwe government has stepped up major road rehabilitation programmes across the country as it closes in on its 2018 target to spruce up over 50 000 kilometres of road. Treasury released $252 million for projects covering both urban and rural roads. Part of the funds are now being channelled towards dualising major arterial roads such as the Beitbridge-Masvingo Road. Road construction works have created more than 10 000 jobs so far. A progress report seen by The Sunday Mail last week shows that work on the Lupane-Nkayi highway in Matabeleland North – which is set to cut the distance from Harare to Victoria Falls - has since been rehabilitated, while 40 percent of work on the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls Road has been completed.