The Zambia Township Roads project’s street lighting installation in Mufulira District is on track.
Thandiwe Tembo, Mufulira Municipal Council’s Assistant Public Relations Manager, stated that street lights had been put on 15 kilometres of roads in the area thus far.
Ms Tembo said that the same initiative will light a total of 20.5 kilometres of roads in the district.
Ms Tembo said the Zambia Township Road project which commenced in 2019 has seen a total of 63 kilometers in the district upgraded to bituminous standard, adding that the contractor, AVIC International is now installing street lights in selected roads under the project.
She said some of the roads where street lights have been installed include Kansuswa ring road, Chikala Bwamba, Butondo, Maina Soko and Kombe roads.
Ms Tembo added that other roads are Kafironda, Intebe,Chisokone, and Mupambe roads.
She said the street lighting project will not only give the border town a face lift, but will also increase security for people moving at night.