23 May 2016

Company named to upgrade Honiara Highway

2:15 pm on 23 May 2016

The Japanese government has announced the winning bidder for the Honiara Highway upgrade in Solomon Islands.

Kitano-WKK JV has won the tender with a $US 29 million bid.

The contract is to be signed on May the 26th in Tokyo, by the Minister of Infrastructure Development, Jimmy Lusibaea and Permanent Secretary Henry Murray, who are already in Japan to complete the formalities.

The company is expected to begin work in June.

Downtown Honiara

Downtown Honiara Photo: Koroi Hawkins RNZI