By: Evans Attah Akangla| ignewss|Ho
The Ministry of Roads and Highways, through the Department of Urban Roads (DUR), has revealed plans to institute a One-Way Scheme within the Bankoe and Ministries area situated in the Ho Municipality.
The declaration, as outlined in a statement issued by the Chief Director of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC), Mr. Augustus Awity, slated the commencement of this scheme for Friday, November 24, 2023.
Part of the Ho Main Road Project, this initiative aims to facilitate road dualization and streamline traffic movement within the specified area. The statement emphasized the importance of cautious driving and adherence to newly placed traffic signs to ensure safe and efficient travel.
Motorists were urged by the Department of Urban Roads to take note of the designated routes outlined within the One-Way Scheme:
From Sokode to Civic Centre, Bankoe: Motorists should turn right at the SIC-Goil Junction onto 3rd Avenue Road, proceeding towards the Old Traffic Light at High Court Junction. Then, take a left turn onto Residency – VRCC Road, leading to Vodafone Junction, followed by a left turn onto Independence Avenue towards Civic Centre.
Traveling from Ho Market to Sokode and Accra: Drivers should turn right at Civic Centre Traffic Lights onto Togbe Afede High Street, continuing along the Ho-Sokode Main Road.
From KK House to Sokode and Accra: Commence from KK House on Independence Avenue Road, drive to Civic Centre Traffic Lights, turn left onto Togbe Afede High Street, and proceed along the Ho-Sokode Main Road. Note that left turns are prohibited at Vodafone Junction.
For motorists heading from KK House to the High Court, VRCC, and Government Offices: Begin at KK House Junction on Independence Avenue Road, proceed to Civic Centre Traffic Lights, turn left onto Togbe Afede High Street, and drive towards Goil Junction in Bankoe. At Goil Junction, turn left onto 3rd Avenue Road, leading to the Old Traffic Lights at High Court Junction.
For motorists traveling from Ho Market to High Court – VRCC and Government Offices: At Civic Centre Traffic Lights, turn right onto Togbe Afede High Street and continue to Goil Junction.
Ahead of the implementation date, the Volta Regional Coordinating Council has scheduled a stakeholder sensitization meeting on Thursday, November 23, at 9:30 am at SkyPlus Hotel in Ho.
This session aims to enlighten stakeholders on the commencement of the One-Way Scheme in the Ho Municipality (Bankoe) and associated matters.
Stakeholders, including drivers’ unions, transport unions, public and private offices, businesses, corporate entities, fuel station operators, security offices, and service providers, are encouraged to participate in this timely and informative meeting.