Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) Board of Directors led by the Chairman Eng. Erastus Mwongera on an inspection tour of the road projects and performance-based contracting works (PBC), March 1, 2019. [Source/KeNHA]
The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) Board of Directors led by the Chairman Eng. Erastus Mwongera is on an inspection tour of the road projects and performance-based contracting works (PBC) in the Lower Eastern, Upper Eastern and Mombasa regions.
The regions, KeNHA said, have immensely benefited from infrastructure development expected to spur economic growth and boost regional integration.Among the projects inspected are:
Athi River Turn off – Machakos Junction; ongoing construction of Kibwezi – Mutomo – Kitui – Kabati – Migwani and Kitui – Garissa road.
Ongoing construction of the 135 km Nuno – Modogashe road which is 70% complete with 100 km of Asphalt concrete surfacing having being completed and construction of Garissa to Malindi road.
Other roads development initiatives are construction of 132kms Garsen – Witu – Lamu road at a cost of Ksh10 billion; rehabilitation of Madogo – Hola – Garsen road; the LAPSSET corridor which will enhance regional integration; Hola – Waldena – Mutomo road which is currently under maintenance and is anticipated to be a major link between the LAPSSET network and the Kibwezi – Isiolo corridor.
Eng. Mwongera said KeNHA is currently undertaking maintenance works to attain high service levels, reduce travel time and vehicle operating costs on its entire road network.