TAWAU: The government will carry out road maintenance and upgrading works in Tawau town for the convenience of road users.
Assistant Finance Minister Datuk Tawfiq Abu Bakar Titingan said the road maintenance and upgrading works would include the gradual increase of parking lots by the Tawau Municipal Council (TMC).
“We will carry out the road maintenance and upgrading works in phases so as to prevent road congestion,” Tawfiq said during a visit to the road upgrading works at Jalan Anggerik and Jalan Bunga Tanjung here yesterday morning.
Also present was TMC president Datuk Ismail Mayakob.
“The upgrading works at both roads will include path modification and parking lots increment in which there are 70 parking lots so far.
“One hundred parking lots will be added to make up a total of 170 parking lots,” Tawfiq said.
According to him, all upgrading works would be completed before Hari Raya Aidilfitri.