Fiji Time: 3:43 PM on Tuesday 28 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Repairs in progress

Jone Kalouniviti
Saturday, March 15, 2014

FIJI Roads Authority is attending to two roads in Sigatoka that were damaged as a result of the recent adverse weather and affected the movement of the 1000 people who live in the area.

CEO Neil Cook said a proposal was in the pipeline to divert Tilivalevu Rd which flooded every time there was heavy rain.

Yavulo Village headman Jone Ratubuli said the flooding was caused by an overspill of the nearby Qwali River.

The Water Authority pump station, Vodafone, FBC and CFL transmitter towers are also located along Tilivalevu Road.

On the matter of the damaged Nasau-Lawai bridge raised by Nadroga provincial administrator Peni Naqasenivanua, Mr Cook confirmed that FRA has begun repair works.

Mr Cook said FRA contractor Higgins would continue to maintain the road at Tilivalevu while they looked into a proposal to divert the road.








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 0.63240.6134
JPY 50.054747.0547
GBP 0.36450.3565
EUR 0.43860.4266
NZD 0.69770.6647
AUD 0.66220.6372
USD 0.48560.4686

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Body parts
  2. Early morning catch wows crowd at Labasa fish market
  3. Vidiri to join Chiefs, Crusaders super game
  4. Police probe 'mistreatment'
  5. Laisa Simone, 16, is missing; police searching
  6. New software to ease traffic
  7. Hotel reopens after TC Winston
  8. OHS report queried
  9. Bid for full membership
  10. Firm to salvage vessel

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  2. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)
  3. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  4. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  5. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  6. 2016-2017 Budget: The major drivers of economic growth Thursday (23 Jun)
  7. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple Monday (27 Jun)
  8. Police probe body parts find Saturday (25 Jun)
  9. Strive for gold Friday (24 Jun)
  10. Funeral preparations for church leader Wednesday (22 Jun)