The Roads Authority has just upgraded the salt-gravel road MR44 which is behind the dunes between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund to freeway standard. The MR44 freeway outside Swakopmund is now open to traffic. Future Media News contacted Conrad Lutombi the Chief Executive Officer of Roads Authority who said that their last project for the year is the rehabilitation of a 78 km road in the south of the country, which is between Mariental and Tses.