Progress has been recorded as Nigeria’s leading engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, recommences
asphalt installation works on the site of the Abuja-Kaduna – Zaria-Kano Road project.

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It would be recalled that the company remobilised to site on June 19, 2024.

Julius Berger had shut down last year following a force majeure over security issues.

Speaking last week at the site where the laying of asphalt on the KM 163 of Section 1 of the Abuja – Kaduna highway, Goringora, the Site Manager, Mike Andrae confirmed that, “we remobilised to the site since mid-June.”

Reassuring Nigerians of the determination of the company to deliver the federal infrastructure as early as possible, he declared that, “we remain partners in progress with our client, the federal government and the operational communities, and indeed the country as a whole”.

In the reconstruction of the ever-busy road, the Site Manager said there will be no lowering of standard adding that the globally acclaimed Julius Berger professional work will still be delivered.

On the process of remobilising to site, Andrae said it was completed since June 19, 2024 with the mobilisation of staff and equipment as well as heating up of bitumen. As for the Asphalt Binder Course, he disclosed that it started in CW26 on June 28, 2024.