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Suva’s Greig Street to be closed for repairs

Fiji Roads Authority is pleased to announce that another of Suva’s busy street will have an improved road surface as a result of the road renewal work that will commence on Sunday 23 October. Aram Goes FRA General Manager Network Operations, and Maintenance says that FRA’s maintenance contractor for the Central Division, Fulton Hogan Hiways […]

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October 22, 2016 11:38 am

Fiji Roads Authority is pleased to announce that another of Suva’s busy street will have an improved road surface as a result of the road renewal work that will commence on Sunday 23 October.

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Aram Goes FRA General Manager Network Operations, and Maintenance says that FRA’s maintenance contractor for the Central Division, Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH) are currently establishing themselves on site and the public can expect increased activity on Greig Street over the coming week.

“Grieg Street was planned for renewals in 2017 however the project was brought forward in-line with the opening of the new FNPF building.”

“If everything goes according to plan, we should be in and out within a week. We remain hopeful that the weather is favourable and on our side.”

A view of the renewal work in Suva's Greig Street.
A view of the renewal works in Suva’s Greig Street.

“There is no major utility service relocation works like water pipes and cables on Greig Street. However, the public can expect some disturbance that will include dust and vibration from the use of heavy machinery.

Mr Goes says that FRA is closing Greig Street to all motorists from 6 am on Sunday the 23rd of October and the road will reopen at 6amon Friday 28th October for the Diwali weekend.

“As a result of the level of activity and the use of massive machines, Greig Street will remain closed for the duration of these road works.  Motorists can continue to access the area from Raojibhai Patel Street through Vishnu Deo Street and onto Ellery Street.”

“The work that Fulton Hogan Hiways are carrying out will include extra drainage outlets; ripping the existing seal; stabilising the road pavement; applying a fresh coat of seal to the surface of the road and a car park area.”

Mr Goes says that other busy city streets like Victoria Parade, Rodwell Road, Scott Street and Harris Road have undergone major rehabilitation works in the past and now have improved road surfaces for motorists to travel on.

“We know that there is a long list of roads that we need to get resealed or rehabilitated, and we are getting it done one road at a time.”

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