The project is for rehabilitation of a 75 Km stretch of road from Kamuzu Barrage in Liwonde to Bakili Muluzi Bridge at Mangochi Boma. The project is being implemented under the Nacala Road Corridor Development Phase 4.
Rehabilitation of this road will facilate international trade from the port of Nacala on the Indian ocean in Mozambique through Chiponde Border to Lilongwe in Malawi up to Lusaka in Zambia.
The road will also promote Tourism and local businesses as the road will ease travel to the Lakeside District of Mangochi via Liwonde.
The project commenced in August 2016 and is expected to be completed in August 2018. Th earthworks include widening, installation of culverts and construction of concrete bridges. The road will be surfaced with asphalt concrete.
So far 6.8kilometers of clearing and grubbing and 5.1kilometrs of earthworks have been done.