The reporter learned from the municipal transportation department that in 2020, Wuhu City will complete the rural road surface extension project of 1265 kilometers, basically realizing the connection between villages and towns, and the initial formation of the rural road network. 317 kilometers of rural road maintenance projects and 94 kilometers of rural road safety and life protection projects have been completed.
During the “13th Five-Year Plan” period, transportation department in Wuhu took rural road construction as an important work to promote rural revitalization and fight against poverty. In the past five years, 2.46 billion yuan has been invested in the city’s rural roads, of which 455 million being invested by municipal finance. A total of 2,071.29 kilometers of rural roads have been opened and 2,057.99 kilometers have been extended. 981.1 kilometers of major and medium maintenance projects have been carried out and 1,235.29 kilometers of county and township roads have been protected. 216.19 kilometers of village roads have been protected and six dangerous bridges have been renovated.
Through the construction of the rural road project and the expansion and extension project, Wuhu has basically realized the hardening of road for villagers, the basic establishment of road length system, constant improvement of management level and the increasing reasonability of rural road network. Last year, the city was successfully listed as a national pilot city for deepening the reform of rural road management and maintenance system.
Translated by Yuan Mengwen from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government