Lusaka mayor Chilando Chitangala has flagged off the disassembling of the crane attached to a building at the corner of Katondo Street and Freedom way in Lusaka.
This follows correspondence from Royal Lutanda Limited that they have hired Mundial Works limited to lower down the crane from the 8th to 10th April 2022.
The company did their due diligence in consultation with LCC Engineering Services Department and Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).
Ms. Chitangala expressed happiness that the crane will finally be detached as it posed a danger to the people within its vicinity.
Meanwhile, the Lusaka City Council LCC also directed that motorists should use alternative routes an obey traffic and warning signals which will be put in place, as freedom way and katondo street will be closed.
“Freedom way will be closed at the junction of freedom way and Katondo street will be closed at the junction of katondo street and freedom way road. The following roads will be closed from 8th April, 2022 to 11th April, 2022,” the council stated.