Mr Umar Atiku, Adamawa Commissioner of Works said on Thursday that the state government had approved a total of N2.6 billion for the reconstruction of Jimeta to Yola highway.
Atiku told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola, that the project would cover two major roads in the state capital.
He said among the roads to be reconstructed included Police round-about to Karewa junction and Army Barracks junction to Yola town.
He said contract in respect of the project, was awarded to PW Nigeria Construction Limited, and would soon start as the rainy season was over.
He added that the project would be completed in eight months.
According to the Commissioner, the existing bridge across Chouchi River, along Jimeta to Yola road, would be maintained while two new culverts would be constructed on the road before the bridge.
He said arrangements had been concluded to award contract for the reconstruction of other major roads in Jimeta and Yola towns. (NAN)