Fiji Time: 10:30 PM on Wednesday 5 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Road concerns

Salaseini Moceiwai And Luke Rawalai
Tuesday, March 04, 2014

ONE of the Northern Division's leading bus operators is concerned about the deteriorating road conditions in parts of Vanua Levu.

Parmod Enterprises Limited managing director Parmod Chand said the roads were impassable and inaccessible.

"Our company provides bus services on the roads in Vanuavou, Wainikoro, Dogotuki, Malau, Vunivutu, Kelikoso and Seaqaqa, to name a few, and all these roads have become impassable and unreachable," he claimed.

"Our bus trips often get disrupted and delayed and this causes a lot of anxiety to schoolchildren, the working community and the travelling public.

"We have noted that periodic and routine maintenance has not been undertaken on many of the roads."

Mr Chand said they had lodged their complaints with the authorities.

In response, Fiji Roads Authority CEO Neil Cook said all road contractors were working on the roads.

However, he said the road conditions were expected to deteriorate because of the adverse weather conditions being experienced.

Mr Cook advised motorists to exercise extreme caution because of the slippery road conditions.





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 0.62540.6064
JPY 59.479156.4791
GBP 0.30400.2960
EUR 0.43520.4232
NZD 0.73020.6972
AUD 0.64490.6199
USD 0.47590.4589

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 5th August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Right track
  2. Fisheries official identifies deep see creature
  3. Shaheen clears the air
  4. Miscommunication leads to short supply of medicine
  5. Ambulance crashes, roadside vendor escapes injury
  6. Marist ready for Deans semi-final against Lelean
  7. Plans to make maths compulsory
  8. Cane drivers unhappy
  9. FHCL in the spotlight
  10. Parliament guide book

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sex trafficking source Thursday (30 Jul)
  2. Teary farewell for trio Friday (31 Jul)
  3. PM cuts off rumours Tuesday (04 Aug)
  4. Possible delay in military farewell, Tikoitoga busy Monday (03 Aug)
  5. No say over lease Friday (31 Jul)
  6. Commander resigns Sunday (02 Aug)
  7. Mind game Monday (03 Aug)
  8. World cup dream for Lockington Monday (03 Aug)
  9. Opposition agree to acting post Monday (03 Aug)
  10. Professional decision Tuesday (04 Aug)