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Papua New Guinea develops road programme

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 18, 2020
Papua New Guinea (PNG) has developed an extensive road improvement programme that will see the country making key upgrades to transport links.
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A budget of over US$6.3 billion/year will be required to improve national highways and provincial roads in PNG.

Topics: Papua New Guinea

The poor quality of the road network in PNG means that journey times are considerably longer than they should be.

This boosts transport costs and hampers the operating efficiency of many industries, while also increasing the risk of crashes.

Up to 70% of roads in PNG are considered in a poor state of repair.