Fiji Time: 2:38 AM on Sunday 11 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Leave pegs alone, says engineer

Torika Chandra
Thursday, August 21, 2014

PLEASE stop interfering with road construction survey pegs along road upgrading works in Suva and Nadi.

This is the appeal from the Fiji Roads Authority following cases of survey pegs being removed from their locations.

According to FRA program engineer Zaina Khan the survey pegs were used to mark road alignments and to warn of underground cables and utilities.

"Their removal not only disrupts and delay construction plans, but also risk the safety of workers and members of the public," she said.

Ms Khan also appealed to road users to slow down when driving through any of these work sites.

She said construction work and planning for the associated utility relocation works were steadily progressing on the road upgrading works in Suva along Kings Rd, between Makoi Rd and Omkar Rd.

This is a small part of the FRA's $200million road upgrade program in Nadi and Suva.

FRA said this would help increase the capacity and safety of major routes and improve connectivity for both local road users and tourists between Fiji's international airports and the adjacent towns.








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 0.64000.6210
JPY 55.899352.8993
GBP 0.38380.3758
EUR 0.45640.4444
NZD 0.68230.6493
AUD 0.65300.6280
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 09th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Torture report
  2. Hong Kong thrash Fijianas
  3. Body found on Suva foreshore
  4. Plight of homeless, pregnant couple
  5. Relief turns to disappointment for villagers
  6. 'Stay focused'
  7. Embassy looks into Seaton's removal
  8. Cameras in court
  9. Vuniwaqa: Social changes needed to fight abuse
  10. Quake hits Solomons, Fijians safe

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Fiji mum, baby kept in cell Wednesday (07 Dec)
  3. Young, no home and pregnant Friday (09 Dec)
  4. Fatal torture Wednesday (07 Dec)
  5. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  6. Year 10 results out, 45pc pass Wednesday (07 Dec)
  7. Fiji's Year 10 results out Tuesday (06 Dec)
  8. 9 years on Friday (09 Dec)
  9. PM did not endorse app Sunday (04 Dec)
  10. Soko's message Tuesday (06 Dec)