By SHEILA LASIBORI
CIVIL work has started at a section of the Poreporena Freeway in Port Moresby to lay a 200mm in diametre pipeline belonging to PNG Ports Corp Ltd (PNGPCL).
The work by Global Construction started on Wednesday which will also include repair and relocation of tank 7 fuel pipeline underground starting from PNGPCL Port Moresby terminal 5 container storage area across the freeway, to the side of PNG Law and Justice Sector office along the freeway just off PNG Defence Force Basilisk naval base.
PNGPCL estimated that the excavation, pipe laying, backfilling and road finishing works will take up to two weeks.
It advised that a section of the freeway lane leading towards downtown Port Moresby was the first to be temporarily closed with oncoming traffic detoured to the other half lane on the opposite site of the Freeway.
Work will take two weeks to complete.