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Social Impact Analysis on Road Construction Project in Papua New Guinea: A case of Highlands Highway

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 222-227

Keywords : Social impact; road project; Papua New Guinea;

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Social Impact Analysis is one of the most essential parts of project implementation. Disagreements and change in time, design, and budget of project implementation at the time of construction in Papua New Guinea were mostly occur due to the influence from the past and delay of compensations in the project. This research was carried out in the Highlands Highway of Papua New Guinea to classify and to assess the impact of social and cultural factors on the implementation of road project. In this study local people were participated through in-depth interview. In addition, archival review from the road authority documentation was carried out to support the findings. The analysis result show that history of land acquisition, historical claim for un-purchased land, natural disasters, maintenances, road diversions, encroachment on the road corridor, and land disputes are the main factors influence to the project implementation. To mitigate the delay of project implementation, the sponsors should assist center Government as well as local Government to develop an action plan for dealing with the problems existed at sites

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