The Road Development Agency, RDA has included additional works in the construction of Great East Road.
RDA Regional Manager, Thomas Zimba says that additional works involve the reconstruction of Nyimba Bridge to make it stronger.
Mr. Zimba says that two culverts in the same area will also be rehabilitated.
He says that a stretch of 500 meters diversion has already been created for motorists and other road users to be using in order to pave way for the works.
Mr. Zimba explained that RDA observed that Nyimba Bridge situated on the Great East Road needed to be to be improved to strengthen its life span.
He says rehabilitation of the Nyimba Bridge will make it stronger to support the road whose life span is 20 years.
Mr. Zimba says the rehabilitation works of the Bridge and the culverts will be completed in August this year.
He added that the whole 360 kilometre Great East Road will be handed over to government in October this year.