Minister Borg announces re-opening date of Marsa-Santa Venera routes

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Minister for Infrastructure Ian Borg announced the dates when the roads that had been closed for works between Marsa and Santa Venera will be reopened.

Minister Borg said that the three projects that include the second phase of the Marsa Junction Project at the Addolorata intersection, the widening of the Marsa-Ħamrun bypass and the reconstruction of parts of Triq Diċembru 13 and the upper end of Triq Aldo Moro will be re-opened at the beginning of October. He also promised that most of the new carriageways and improved roundabouts will be opened from next week.

Ian Borg further elaborated that Infrastructure Malta had increased its human resource to manage to finish ahead of schedule the works to cater for the increase in road traffic that a new scholastic year entails.

What has been done so far?

  • Installation of over 38 kilometres of underground cables and utilities pipes;
  • 8 Kilometres of underground pipes and culverts for the collection of rain water;
  • 8 kilometres of new sidewalks;
  • Over 4 kilometres of new crash barriers;
  • 350 electricity poles over 2.5 kilometres;
  • 400 metre bicycle lane in Triq Aldo Moro.