Cement roads in Lae near completion

Regarded as Papua New Guinea’s second capital and industrial hub, Lae city has now being transformed from what most call as ” pot hole city” to ” cement road city”.

This idea of cementing roads in the city was initiated by the Morobe Provincial Government to ensure its spending is done once and for all instead of spending millions of kina each year to maintain the bitumen roads.

Five road contractors secured their contracts upon their application before the provincial supply and tenders board to work on road sections within the city.

Road contractor Shorncliffe working a road section at Lae Top Town. Pic by Samuel Toposona

Lae is renowned for its vast road links up to the Highlands, Momase and New Guinea Islands regions to conduct business activities with mining activities and exploration booming so far. Read more of this post