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The maintenance and construction of roads and road infrastructure is challenging due to heavy rainfall and steep terrain. Additionally the aquisition of land for new roads or materials for road building is difficult due to land ownership issues.

4.2.1 Solomon Islands Government Contact List

Further information on the services provided by the road authority contacts identified in the contact list and information on road inventory can be found in the following document:

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Travel Time from Capital City to Major Towns (hours)

 

Honiara

Lambi

Barandi

Auki

Fouia

Hauhui

Dala

Atori

Honiara

 

2 h 20 min

1

 

 

 

 

 

Lambi

 

 

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

Barandi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auki

 

 

 

 

5

Motorcycle only

15 min

2 h 15 min

Fouia

 

 

 

 

 

n/a

4 h 40 min

7 h

Hauhui

 

 

 

 

 

 

n/a

n/a

Dala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 h

Atori

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distance Matrix

Distances between Major Towns (km) Malaita Island

 

Auki

Foula

Hauhui

Dala

Atori

Auki

 

112

76

9

50

Foula

112

 

188

103

144

Hauhui

76

188

 

85

126

Dala

9

103

85

 

41

Atori

50

144

126

41

 

Travel TIme Matrix

Travel Time between Major Towns (hours) Malalta Island

 

Auki

Foula

Hauhui

Dala

Atori

Auki

 

5

Motorcycle only

15 mins

2.15

Foula

5

 

n/a

4.40

7

Hauhui

Motorcycle only

n/a

 

n/a

n/a

Dala

15 mins

4.40

n/a

 

2

Atori

2.15

7

n/a

2

 

Road Security

Road security is generally good, though there are sometimes incidents of rocks being thrown at passing vehicles. If locals are repairing roads they may demand payment off passing trafic .

Weighbridges and Axle Load Limits

There are no weighbridges in operation in the Solomon Islands. There  There are no axle load limits in the Solomon Islands.

Road Class and Surface Conditions

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