(From left) Masing, Bau district officer Inting Nyami and Henry walk around the festival site to visit some of the booths.
BAU: The state government has approved the construction of a new bridge to provide better road connectivity to Bau.
Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said the Tondong-Sebuku bridge is the latest project for Bau, after the RM0.5 million allocated for upgrading the Jagoi-Serikin road and RM5 million for widening the Simpang Sibuluh-Bau road.
Masing, who is also Minister of Infrastructure Development and Transportation, however did not disclose the estimated cost to construct the 30m bridge but it is believed to be in the region of a few million ringgit.
“The state and federal governments recently allocated funds for several road projects in Bau. And now, we have the Tondong-Sebuku bridge proposal which my ministry has looked into and considered very seriously. And it has been approved,” he said at the closing of Tasik Biru Festival here yesterday....