About 1.3 million Kwacha is being used to construct Kazangazi culvert on the Petauke-Ukwimi road in Petauke district.
Road Development Agency, RDA, Regional Manager, Thomas Zimba, says RDA is also rehabilitating Onzi Bridge and Chibale culverts at 844 thousand Kwacha in Petauke district.
And Mr. Zimba further says that NRFA, the National Road Fund Agency has released 403 thousand Kwacha for patching potholes on the Chipata -Lundazi road.
Mr. Zimba says that the patching of potholes on the Chipata-Lundazi road is at 75 percent completion.
He says that RDA requested for funds from government for emergency maintenance works to prolong the life span of most roads.
Mr. Zimba says most roads in the province have been washed away following heavy rains experienced this season.
He says that NRFA is ready to release more funds towards the maintenance of roads in the region.