Highway Alert (MSW_1/2020-10S)

Please observe the security status for the respective location until further notice: Yellow Alert (Maintain Situational Awareness) Category: Highway Alert Status (Contact MSW for an update): Updated Location: Okuk Highway Goroka EHP Information Received: 12/01/20 at 1400hrs, highlands highway is open again to traffic. A culvert between 5mile and Kabieufua at Goroka Eastern Highlands that … Continue reading Highway Alert (MSW_1/2020-10S)

Madang Security Watch Notification (MSW_1/2020-6S)

Please observe the security status for the respective location until further notice: Yellow Alert (Maintain Situational Awareness) Category: Highway Alert Status (Contact MSW for an update): Updated Location: Okuk Highway Goroka EHP Information Received: Madang could become a transit town or bypass for the highlands route 100. It has been advised that the Okuk Highway … Continue reading Madang Security Watch Notification (MSW_1/2020-6S)

Madang Security Notification (MSW_1/2020-4S)

The following information was received and entered into the system: Yellow Alert (Maintain Situational Awareness) Category: Other Notification type: Public Announcements Location: Madang roads Date / Time: 07/01/20 at 0704hrs What happened: MSW Update: Continuous rainfall in Madang has affected road conditions both in Madang Urban and the highway to Lae. Sections of the highway … Continue reading Madang Security Notification (MSW_1/2020-4S)

Madang Security Watch Notification (MSW_1/2020-1S)

Please observe the security status for the respective location until further notice:: Orange Alert (Potential threat or incident) Category: Highway Alert Status: Unchanged Location: Naru Mountain / Negri, Usino Madang Ramu highway Date / Time: 17/12/19 at 1300hrs Information Received: Frequent highway robberies by a group of armed men at Naru / Negri mountain. All … Continue reading Madang Security Watch Notification (MSW_1/2020-1S)

Madang’s new Highway a Solution to Logistics

It has taken the Government three years and had long thought of creating another route and the Usino-Yale Road was identified. The Usino-Yal Road will run through the government station and link the Yal area in Transgogol in Madang district. It is a shorter in distance, flat and would be more efficient for PMVs and passengers to use then the Madang-Usino Highway which is mountainous and always having erosion and cracks which caused difficulties for PNG highway travellers and drivers. Even criminals had been taking advantage of the situation and held up vehicles, robbed and even killed passengers.