• Short Summary

    CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ROAD THAT WILL EVENTUALLY LINK TANZANIA AND ZAMBIA IS UNDERWAY IN THE TANZANIAN SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS.

  • Description

    CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ROAD THAT WILL EVENTUALLY LINK TANZANIA AND ZAMBIA IS UNDERWAY IN THE TANZANIAN SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS.

    THE 145 MILE ROAD, WHICH WILL OPEN UP THE ECONOMIC POTENTIAL OF THE AREA AS WELL AS PROVIDE A LINK BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, IS FINANCED BY $13,000,000 UNITED STATES AID LOAN.

    THE ROAD RUNS FROM TUNDUMA TO IYAYI AND THE ALL-WEATHER LINK BETWEEN DAR ES SALAAM IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY LATE 1971.

    NELLO TEERS IS THE CONSTRUCTION FIRM UNDERTAKING THE WORK. ABOUT 55 AMERICANS AND 1,000 TANZANIANS ARE WORKING ON THE PROJECT.

    THE NEW HIGHWAY FOLLOWS THE ROUTE OF AN OLD ROAD IN THE AREA THAT WAS NICKNAMED - "THE HELL RUN".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3JFJLW5S5XCGD1DN9G71JT6UH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3JFJLW5S5XCGD1DN9G71JT6UH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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