Work on the construction of the West Coast Highway is steadily progressing.
As of Thursday 29th of October 700 metres of road had its first coat of prime sealing.
Sir Julius Chan emphasized to the contractor China Railway Construction Group and the New Ireland work men that the road works must be of quality and last for a long time.
“The election promise by Sir J is taking shape,” said Deputy Governor and Tikana LLG President Sammy Missen. “This is his dream project to make the last, the best .”
The West Coast highway begins at Para Junction, all through Sentral Niu Ailan, and through Namatanai to Burukalai which is a total distance of 190 kilometers.
The road works and sealing is being done in 5km phases.