Ghana Highway Authority - Welcome

The Ghana Highway Authority was initially established under NRC Decree 298 in December 1974. This has been superseded by Act 540 of December 1997 to reflect changes, which have occurred in the road sub-sector. GHA is charged with the responsibility for the administration, development and maintenance of trunk roads and related facilities in the country.

Mission Statement

To provide a safe and reliable trunk road network at optimal cost by taking advantage of modern technology in road building,

maintenance and new income-generating methods to facilitate socio-economic development in the country.

 
Job Vacancies

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE JOB POSITION OF TECHNICAL OFFICER

(SURVEY & DESIGN)

PURPOSE: To provide assistance in the collection of Field Survey Data

DUTIES

Set up and perform temporary/Permanent Adjustments of survey instruments

Chain and establish Survey Points

Detail by ray and offset methods

Range Poles

Perform survey computations such as reduction of levels, angles, bearings and Distances

Record survey observations

Set out all types of Curves

Erect Survey Pillar

Execute traversing and leveling

Perform tachometric surveys

Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

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Do's & Dont's of the highways

Do's and Don'ts of the Highways

To the drivers

  • Drivers must observe posted speed limit signs to save the lives of road users particularly pedestrians and cyclist.
     
  • Priority must be given to all vulnerable road users particularly the aged, disabled or physically challenged and children.
     
  • No use of mobile phones during driving.
     
  • Don’t drink and drive and don’t drive and drink.
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Highways at a glance

Developmental Projects In the Pipeline:
Three (3) roads and two bridge development projects were at various stages of preparation for future implementation. 
They were:

Roads:
i. Akatsi-Noepe - 30km
ii. Akatsi-Aflao - 56km
iii. Dodo Pepesu-Nkwanta (47km)

Bridges:
i. Kasoa Interchange
ii. Bridge Devt Programme Ph 4 (7 No.Bridges over River Birim, River Nimpeni, River Ochi, River Asuboni, River Amenfeso, River Sissili, and River Kalangmna)

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Road Condition Survey

know the vital statistics of the highways in the country. Paved roads, gravelled roads ...