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Updated: Xewkija-Victoria road inaugurated

Roads Minister Austin Gatt this morning inaugurating the newly-rebuilt road between Xewkija and Victoria in Gozo and the rebuilt road to the Cirkewwa ferry terminal.

In a ceremony in Gozo, he said the 3.1km road to Victoria had cost €12 million - the project being partly financed by the EU.

The works formed part of the Ten-T road network. Other works in hand as part of Ten-T include the rebuilding of the Mellieha Bypass and the underpass at December 13 Road in Marsa.

Dr Gatt said the missing link in the Ten-T project was the tunnel between Malta and Gozo, The government is processing a call for tenders for a feasibility study.

The new road between Xewkija and Victoria includes culverts and pipes for farmers to receive second-class treated water from the Ras il-Hobs plant in Xewkija. 

Those present for the inauguration of the new road included Gozo Minister Giovanna Debono, who pointed out that 12 sculptures and other works of art decorate the road, the artists having won a competition for the purpose.

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