Fiji Time: 10:55 PM on Wednesday 13 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

FRA considers options for bridge repairs

Torika Tokalau
Friday, January 24, 2014

THE Fiji Roads Authority is yet to decide on tenders to replace several existing bridges in the country.

FRA CEO Neil Cook confirmed they had identified 936 bridges across the network that needed to be replaced.

"In December 2013 tenders were called to replace several existing bridges by 2016," Mr Cook said.

"The successful tenderer will design and construct bridges that are located on Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Kadavu and Taveuni within a given timeframe."

He said that these bridges included Vunidilo, Vunivaivai and Lomawai bridges which are between 35-60metres in length; and Nacava, Wainasusu, Naganivatu, Savu and market bridges which are between nine-13m long.

"Bridge maintenance is an ongoing exercise," Mr Cook said.

He also confirmed that they were still identifying feasible options for a permanent solution on Stinson Parade Bridge in the Capital City.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62680.6078
JPY 55.852952.8529
GBP 0.36430.3563
EUR 0.41460.4026
NZD 0.70780.6748
AUD 0.64660.6216
USD 0.48860.4716

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 13th, December, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'Daylight robbery'
  2. Cheika rates Fiji
  3. Aspiring doctor dedicates award to mother
  4. Kalouniwai: Fiji soldiers not affected
  5. He never gave up
  6. LTA amendments effective next month
  7. Namosimalua reapplies for position
  8. Boy, 1, hospitalised
  9. Retired police officers make submissions
  10. Beach party top pick

Top Stories this Week

  1. 'Daylight robbery' Wednesday (13 Dec)
  2. Shattered Tuesday (12 Dec)
  3. SODELPA releases candidates' names for 2018 elections Saturday (09 Dec)
  4. Good Samaritan helps out Thursday (07 Dec)
  5. Call of duty Thursday (07 Dec)
  6. Qiliho calls to regulate cyber space Sunday (10 Dec)
  7. SOCIAL MEDIA Alleged racist comments inquiry Monday (11 Dec)
  8. The lively Asena Friday (08 Dec)
  9. Tabuya denial Tuesday (12 Dec)
  10. Banuve's challenge Friday (08 Dec)