Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama today opened Higgins Contractors 6th Depot at Navakai, Nadi.
The company will carry out the maintenance of 6,000km of road network in the western division.
The company has carried out road works in the following areas: remote areas where roads have reopened are Vunatovau Village which was closed for 3 years, roads to Yaloku, Rara and Naviqili villages have reopened after extended closures.
Their 4 year contract involves the annual maintenance of 600km of sealed roads around West towns, 1,200km of unsealed interior and local roads and 4,200km of forestry and cane roads.
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