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Steel Bridge at Galosota
Adansi Praso road
Praso Bridge on National Trunk Road, N8 Asante Bekwai to Assin Praso section
Steel Bridge at Galosota
Ghana Road Fund and National Road Safety Commission donate to Ghana Police
Turnkey Pedestrain Footbridge at Mallam Market
Night scene of the Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge
Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge
Turnkey Pedestrain Footbridge at Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout
Turnkey Pedestrain Footbridge at Mallam Market
Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge
Turnkey Pedestrain Footbridge at Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout
Turnkey Pedestrain Footbridge at Mallam Market
Rehabilitation of National Trunk Road, N8 Asante Bekwai to Assin Praso section
Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge
Turnkey Pedestrain Footbridge at Mallam Market
Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge
Rehabilitated Adomi Bridge
  • Welcome Message
  • Brief History

The Ministry of Roads and Highway is to initiate and formulate road infrastructure policies and programmes taking into account the needs and aspirations of the people; undertake development planning in consultation with National Development Planning Commission (NDPC); and co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the performance of the sector.

Currently in Ghana, the Road Sector is generally made up of three (3) road infrastructure Agencies, one (1) road fund management secretariat and one (1) training centre.

In the scheme of things, the sector’s primary objective is to develop and maintain Ghana’s road network through effective policy formulation, regulation, asset management, monitoring, evaluation and provision of related services.


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Ing. Godwin J. Brocke
(Chief Director)

Ing. Godwin Joseph Brocke is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years working experience in the road sector of Ghana. He has expertise in Project Identification, evaluation and design, Contract administration of civil engineering works and road maintenance principles and practice. He has training and work experience in the area of procurement of goods, services and works with Donor Agencies, Public Private Partnership (PPP) schemes and General administration of public road organisations. Ing. G. J. Brocke attended Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1984.

In the same year, he was employed by the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) as an Assistant Engineer. He worked in the Materials division of GHA and was seconded to the Accra District Rehabilitation Project as a Materials Engineer on the N1 project and then to newly created Department of Urban Roads (DUR) in 1989 as the Development Engineer. In 1995, Ing. G. J. Brocke was appointed as the Ag. Director of the Department of Urban roads where he served six years. During the` period of serving as the Director of Urban Roads, he took time off to continue his education to embrace more knowledge and update his skills. He obtained a Masters degree in Engineering Management in 2000 from Cornell University in USA. He was transferred to the Ministry of Roads and Highways (MRH) in 2001 to serve in the capacity of the Director Policy and planning.

He was given a new position as Director Research Statistics and Information Management (RSIM) after he had served a year in the Planning Directorate. In this capacity, he managed to establish the Transport Sector Indicator Data base (TSID) which is a critical source of information for the planning, execution and monitoring of the sector’s activities, the National Transport Household Survey and the Road Cost Knowledge System (ROCKS) for Ghana. He served as a member of the team which supported the World Bank in the development of Road Network Evaluation Tools (RONET) In 2006, Ing G. J. Brocke obtained his certification as a PPP specialist from Institute of PPP/ University of Loughborough/WEDC. He has practiced as an expert delivering courses on PPP on behalf of IP3 for local government officials in Tanzania and Ghana. He was part of the team of consultants who developed the Manual for Procurement and Concessions Act for the Republic of Liberia.

His expertise in PPP has been brought to bear on his work with the road sector in Ghana by serving as a member of the Ghana PPP advisory committee, a member team of experts for the development of African Development Bank’s PPP strategy for Africa and a member of the Ministry of Roads and Highways PPP unit. Ing. G. J. Brocke has represented the Ministry on various Boards and forums. He served as the Chairman of the technical committee for the Ministry and Association of Road Contractors (ASROC), Chairman for the Ministerial Technical committee and a member of the National Road Safety Commission Board. He served as the National Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Transport Programme (SSATP) of the World Bank from September 2002 to 2007.

He is currently a board member of the Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA) and the Chairman of the National Transport and Transit Facilitation Committee. He is a corporate member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GHIE) and an Associate member of the Chartered institute of Builders. Ing. Godwin Joseph Brocke was the Director of Policy and planning in the Ministry from 2009, a position he held until his appointment as the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Roads and Highways in May 2015.

Where To Find Us
Phone:
+233 (0) 302 661575
+233 (0) 302 671328
Fax:+233 (0) 302 688 759
Website Administrator
Mr. J. O. Asiedu (Director, RSIM)
Tel: 0302-661575


P.O. Box M57,
Ministries,
Accra-Ghana
 
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