The major roads in the capital of Ghana are of multiple purposes. Some are for ceremonial purposes and others are meant to speed traffic. Some connect to highways and a few form part of interchanges. Here is a list of the top ten roads in Accra by usage.
An outer city network beginning from Labadi, through the Police headquarters, GBC, Nkrumah Citcle to Korle Gonnor. Sections along the circuit are named East, Central and West.
From Kinbu in Accra Central to Accra Mall. Passes through Cedi House, National Theatre, Netherlands Embassy, Flagstaff House, 37 military hospital and the Airport.
An industry dominated eastern road from Accra mall through Coca Cola factory to the beach road.
N1 is the widest road on Accra with 5 lanes on each side. Travels from Tetteh Quarshie circle through Lapaz to Mallam.
The Mallam highway is probably the most familiar road in Accra. It goes through popular neighborhoods like Kaneshie, Odorkor, Atico, Sakaman,Darkuman and Bubiashie.
The High Street stretches along the southern coast of Accra. Its got landmarks like the Jamestown lighthouse, the Bank of Ghana, the Kwame Nkrumah memorial park, the independence square and the ark of liberty liberty. The street is quite narrow and predominantly serves the old settlement of Accra from Korle Konnor to Osu.
Kwame Nkrumah Avenue
This road from Accra central to Circle through Adabraka. Adabraka is noted for its ubiquitous Yoroba one storey cream terraced prep dependence architecture.
Nsawam road leads from Circle to Achimota. It travels through the Ghana police training school and the elite Tesano community.
Accra has a wider coastline but Beach Road refers to just the section between Tema and Labadi. Nungua secondary school is along this route.
Downtown road from Chorkor to Dansoman east. Goes through Zongo Junction, Town Council Line, Laterbiorkorshie and Mataheko.