2.3 Gambia Road Network

Gambia Road Network

Gambia Roads

About   98 % of in land transportation is via the road network. They are no road tolls on the entire network. The Gambian network is estimated at about 1615 km, of which more than half is not tarred.  The country is served principally by two major roads, the North road and the South Road.  The south bank is not paved or in a bad condition from Georgetown for almost 250 km
To access the North Road from Banjul, one needs to take a Ferry and cross to Barra before proceeding to Essau. The road is a better condition than the South Bank Road, however Ferry changes increase the cost. Refer to chapter 8 on ferry charges
The river Banjul divides the country into two entities.  The only means to link the two banks it so take a ferry. The country has specific ferry crossing areas. This has already addressed in chapter 8 on ports and river transportation.  The long time solution will be to build bridges along the river, however high infrastructure costs have hampered plans to construct bridges.

 For information on Gambia Road Network contact details, please see the following link: 

4.1 Gambia Government Contact List

For information on Gambia Road Network additional information, please see the following document: 

Gambia Road Network Additional Information

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

For information on Gambia Road Network contacts, please see the following link: 

4.1 Gambia Government Contact List

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