People,am too excited to wait for more detailed information to post this.having to use this Road daily while going to karen when i was in kenya was a nightmare of untold proportions.2 hours on a 15Km journey?TThe traffic congestion and poor state of the road.Finally the Roads minister confirmed the stories that ngong Road was set for an expansion into a dual carriageway.
NAIROBI, Kenya, November 15 - The Ministry of Roads is set to expand three major roads in the city at a cost of Sh17 billion in a move aimed at reducing both traffic congestion and road accidents.
Roads Minister Franklin Bett said on Monday that Outering Road from Thika Road up to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) would be upgraded to become a dual carriageway.
He pointed out that Ngong Road will also be a dual carriageway from the Uhuru Highway round about through the City Mortuary to Ngong town.
He said the expansion would also been done on Langata Road to ensure smooth flow of traffic.
“We are discussing with development partners and planning so that by next year we may start work on those roads. “We are expanding to reduce on the five percent contribution by roads to road accidents,” Mr Bett said.
The Roads Minister was speaking during the launch of the National Road Safety Awareness and Education Week where he pointed out the heavy toll on life as a result of road accidents.
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I am hoping more information will be available once the projects are tendered for.