Ndola City Council has received a financial boost of K200 000.00 from the National Road
Fund Agency (NRFA), and has kick started emergency pothole patching so that motorists on
the City roads can enjoy smoother rides.
The City Council joins other Councils across the country which have benefited from the Road
Tolling Maintenance Programme (RoToMap) enshrined under the RDA Maintenance
Strategy to support Local Authorities and RDA in carrying out pothole patching, road
markings and signage and construction of speed humps with a total of K3.7 million
Tolls revenue disbursed to respective Local Authorities who are now undertaking
various road works in their localities.
These include Kabwe, Kapirimposhi, Mansa, Kasama, and Lusaka Local Authorities.
Ndola City Council Public Relations Manager Ms. Tilyenji Mwanza said the K200, 000.00
amount was an initial allocation from proceeds of the National Road Tolling Programme and
was a first instalment and would into the rehabilitation of President Avenue and Kwacha
The Local Authority has led priority to roads in the city centre and trunk roads that house toll
gates such as Nkana Road.
Ms. Mwanza said the Local Authority was elated at the release of funds by NRFA as The
Ndola City Council was spearheading the modernization of the city by taking into account
upgrading of roads in the city. Procurement of materials for the pothole patching for
President and Kwacha road has already been done and works will commence soon.
“Ndola City Council is also currently upgrading 43 kilometres of roads in the city of which
the project is 70 percent complete up to asphalt level. The Ndola City Council is also
rehabilitating the under bridge on Dag Hammarskjold drive.”