GKD is constructed with 180mm of reinforced concrete, designed for a life span of 40 years. Improved drainage now carries storm water off the road to resolve flooding. The next phase of works will involve the footpath area between the road and buildings and construction of the GEORGE KALSAKAU DRIVE (GKD)
The Government of Vanuatu in Partnership with the Australian Government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are fund-ing the Port Vila Urban Development Project (PVUDP) as one of the major investments in the nation's capital. PVUDP will contribute to sustainable urban development in Port Vila through improved roads, drainage and sanitation infrastructure and services. The Project duration is from 13 February 2013 to 31st December 2018.
More updates from the Port Vila Urban Development Project (PVUDP) are available through this month's edition of the project newsletter.