The governor of Lagos in Nigeria has said that work is due to start this year on two major bridges.
South Africa’s president has welcomed the creation of thousands of jobs in the building of the N2 Wild Coast Road, which includes two flagship bridge projects.
Construction is now under way of the Makupa Bridge project in Kenya.
The development includes four new bridges and six existing bridges that are to be widened or lengthened to suit the layout of the new interchange in the coastal province of KwaZulu Natal.
Following static and dynamic load testing conducted last week, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has stated it plans to open the two-lane Isimba Bridge to vehicles later this month.
Ghana’s Ministry of Roads & Highways has signed a contract for 89 modular emergency-response bridges that can be rapidly deployed to restore critical infrastructure.
South African National Roads Agency has launched a new tender process for the stalled project to build the Mtentu Bridge.
The government of Botswana has said that the Mohembo Bridge - which is almost one year behind schedule - has escaped further delays during the coronavirus pandemic.
Work has resumed on South Africa’s Msikaba Bridge after being suspended at the outset of the coronavirus crisis.
The Nigerian state of Lagos as closed part of Eko Bridge on safety grounds.
Tanzania’s president has laid the foundation stone for the Kigongo-Busisi Bridge, which will cross the southern end of Lake Victoria.
The inauguration took place last week of the first of 355 footbridges that will be built in Rwanda to save lives and tackle rural isolation.
The government of Ghana has secured the financing needed to build seven bridges in flood-prone areas in the north of the country.
Sierra Leone’s president has launched the tender process for a bridge to connect the country’s capital, Freetown, to its international airport.
The package for the southern African country's Road Development Agency includes financing and full training.
A statement has been issued by Aveng Strabag Joint Venture (ASJV) following the dismissal of a court application in relation to the termination of its contract to build the 1.1km-long Mtentu Bridge.
The contracting joint venture building the 1.1km-long Mtentu Bridge in South Africa has terminated the contract, citing threats of violence as the reason behind its decision.
The planned Mangoky River Bridge project in Madagacar has secured a loan from the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development.
A team from WilkinsonEyre and Cowi has set off from the UK to build a footbridge that will enable safe year-round access across the Sebeya River in Rwanda.
An agreement has been signed for the development and finance of a road-rail bridge linking the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo.
Sign up to get our twice-monthly email update
+44 207 973 6400
Editor - Jose Sanchez
+44 1935 374011
Editor - Helena Russell
+44 207 973 4697