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Mudslide again; Peduase Ayi Mensah road closed

Another mudslide has happened on the Peduase-Ayi Mensah road on the Akuapem Ridge causing the closure of that portion of the road, the Highway Authority has announced.

“The Ghana Highway Authority announces for the information of motorist that the Accra-bound Carriageway, the lane from the Peduase Lodge to Ayi Mensah on the Accra-Aburi Road has been closed to vehicular traffic.

“Meanwhile, the Ayi Mensah to Aburi-bound double Carriageway has been turned into a Single Carriageway which will be open to traffic.  The Peduase Lodge to Ayi Mensah section of the road has suffered some slope failures and rockfall which invariably affect the existing highway. The slope has been assessed to have potential for further rock falls and slope failures”.

As an alternative; motorist are to use the Dome -Kitase-Berekusu Road.

The statement added: “Further information will be made available to the public in due time.
Motorist are kindly advised to corporate with the Police, Traffic Wardens at Ayi Mensah and Peduase Lodge ends of the Road and also follow Directional Signs that would be placed along the route to ensure safety.  Any inconvenience that may be caused is deeply regretted”.

The mudslide incident is the second time in a fortnight on that road. The first incident happened after a heavy downpour in Accra and the Aburi area.

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