Roads & Bridges

Design and capital works section is dedicated to the investigation, planning, design, tendering and implementation of capital works for the Commission that cater for the infrastructure development such as major roads, drainage and other public facilities. Through infrastructure development Commission meets the need of the growing population of National Capital District and improves its physical environment.

While works department is looking after pothole repairs, minor works and drainage cleaning, the traffic and streetlights section looks after the installation of streetlights on the NCDC poles as well as liaising with PNG Power for the maintenance of PNG Power controlled lights. NCDC has constructed or resealed good number of roads within the City for the last five years. They include; Pelican Street, Erima Bridge, Kennedy Road, 4 Mile PMV terminal & roundabout, Rainbow Estate, Morata Roads, Tatana Hanuabada Roads North West Roads, Gabaka street, Healy Parade, Taurama Road, Wards & Cameron Road, Southern Arterial Roads and Stanley Esplanade road. Total cost of the projects amounts to more than K200 million.

Current road projects

NCDC earmarked the next five years as years of maintenance. A master plan of all the roads that need repairs has been prepared and these roads are prioritized based on its conditions and usage (a total of 112 Roads with the cost of K87.09 million). The reseal of the identified roads will be done in phases in the next five-years. Phase I has been completed at a cost of K24.08 million - The roads sealed under phase I were Boe Vagi Road, Champion Parade, Downtown roundabout, Erima roundabout, Ela Beach Road, Geboso Place, Gerehu Drive, Godwit Road, Gordons Market Rd, Illimo Road, Kiroki Street, Koki Market Road, Lawes Road, Magani Crescent, Malas Street, Mary England Road, Modiki Drive, Moonbi Street, Pari Road, Regione Street, Spoonbill Drive, Stores Road, Taurama Barracks Rd, and Vabukori Road.

The Commission has approved under phase II to reseal the following roads of which more than 50% of the roads have been resealed:

Kamarere road, Boragaino road, Dikagari road, Gahunagaudi road, Pelican street, CIS Bomana road, Ugava street, Kitogara street, Nilkare avenue, Henao drive, Daltron road, Woodcock road, Aviat street, Munidubu street, Pascal avenue, Muniogo avenue, Gorobe, Talai roads, Gereka road, Elenese street.

Reconstruction of Waigani Drive - Stage 3

The last section of Waigani Drive will be reconstructed this year. This is the section between the Camaron Road junction (City Hall) to the Korua Way junction (Tokarara) - a distance of around 2 kilometers.

Road upgrade

Five, Six Mile Roads