Governor Oborevwori Approves N78bn Contract To Julius Berger For Construction of Three Flyovers in Warri, Effurun

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The Delta State Governor Sheriff Oborevwor has approved the award of contracts worth N78 billion to Julius Berger Nigeria Limited for the construction of three flyover bridges and road expansion in the Warri/Effurun megalopolis.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Engr Fred Edafiogho said approval of the contracts were aimed at solving the gridlock often experienced in the twin cities.

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He said the contracts includes the design and construction of flyover bridge at PTI junction, another flyover at DSC roundabout along the Effurun/Patani East-West highway, Effurun, The design and construction of flyover bridge at Enerhen junction to Marine Gate

The study, design and construction of road expansion and improvement works on the section of the DSC/NPA Expressway from Effurun roundabout to DSC roundabout including construction of a 3/4 Cloverleaf interchange at the existing Effurun Flyover Bridge as well as two pedestrian bridges.

He added that the four projects have a duration of 27 months with probable completion date of December 2025.

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The State Commissioner for Finance, Chief Fidelis Tilije said the contract was worth N78 billion while the state government would make 25 percent advance payment of N19.5 billion with the balance paid through an ISPO for 30 months.