Tanzania boosts Central Corridor with new deal

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Tanzania boost Central Corridor with new deal

Tanzania has signed a deal for the construction of of a 3.2km bridge over parts of Lake Victoria a move that government officials say will enhance the Central Corridor transport system.
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Two Chinese groups — China Civil Engineering Construction and China Railway 15th Bureau will now speahead the construction of the project.

The bridge will connect Kigongo and Busisi areas in Mwanza region, and help to link Tanzania to Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi via road.

Tanzania Roads Agency, chief executive Patrick Mfugale says that he bridge will reduce transport time and facilitate trade among countries in the region.

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