Government through the Ministry of Local Government will soon release funds for the rehabilitation of about 160 kilometer feeder roads in Chipata district.
Chipata City Mayor Sinoya Mwale says four roads have been earmarked for rehabilitation in Luangeni and Kasenengwa constituencies.
Mr. Mwale has named the roads earmarked for rehabilitation as Madzimoyo- Kagunda road, covering 64.1 kilometers and Mwami border-Mlanga school via Mwami Mission hospital covering 34 kilometers.
He says others are Mchelile- Kamlaza road covering 43 kilometers and Mducha- Mgochi road covering 27 kilometers.
Mr. Mwale says the contractors were on sites this week for feasibility studies.
He says once documentation is completed, government will release money and that road works will commence.
He has further called on councilors and the community in the respective areas to work in partnership with the contractors.