Federal Ministry of Transportation planned to develop Akwa Ibom State Itu To Ikot Road Project, from Itu to Ikot, in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. China Civil Engineering Construction Corp was the construction contractor. The project would rebuild the original two-lane main road and make it become a four-lane road, also repairing and transforming original two-lane feeder roads. The construction period was 36 months. The road project was an important federal road that passed through a number of towns and villages along the way. It was important to improve the regional road network in southeast Nigeria and to boost the regional economic development of Nigeria. The project responded to Belt and Road Initiative.