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NAIROBI SET FOR INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEM TO REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION

Kenya Urban Roads Authority is set to roll out the installation of Nairobi Intelligent Transport System (ITS), the first in East and Central Africa complete with Traffic Management Centre which entails a system that controls traffic in real time including video surveillance, traffic actuated controllers and e-police which monitors violations. This project is expected to […] Read More

PRESS RELEASE-Five Firms Apply to Build 2nd Nyali Bridge on a PPP Model

                                      Nairobi 14th November 2017 RE: Five Firms Apply to Build 2nd Nyali Bridge on a PPP Model Five (5) firms have applied for pre-qualification to bid for the planned 2nd Nyali Bridge in Mombasa. This follows […] Read More

KURA AWARDS WINNER OF THE FOOTBRIDGE DESIGN & NITS LOGO COMPETITION

  A Technical University of Kenya (TUK) 5th Year Student Elton Birir has won a competition for the design of modern footbridges and other forms of pedestrian crossings. The competition sponsored by Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) in partnership with the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) is part of the organizations youth mentorship program that […] Read More

CONSTRUCTION OF WAIYAKI WAY-RED HILL LINK ROAD

    The construction of Waiyaki Way-Red Hill Link Road is on course and is slowly taking shape.  Works that commenced in early 2015 is being implemented by China Wu Yi Co. Ltd and is set to be complete in 30 months. The Sh3.01 billion project covers a distance of 5 kilometers and it starts […] Read More

KURA OFFERS TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES TO YOUTHS

                                  Over 436 youths from socially and economically challenged backgrounds have gained career and life skills training in various institutions courtesy of Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA). This is part of KURA’s corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program code-named Uwezo […] Read More

CONTRACT FOR DUALLING OF NGONG ROAD PHASE III AWARDED

The dualling of Ngong Road Phase III from Dagoretti Corner to Karen Shopping Centre is set to start in August 2017. The contract has been awarded to a Chinese contractor, China Qinjian International Group (Kenya) Ltd which won through a competitive bidding process at a cost of Ksh1.98 billion. The project is fully funded by […] Read More

LAMU AND TANA RIVER COUNTIES ROADS SET FOR UPGRADING

Residents of Mokowe Township in Lamu County and Hola Township in Tana River County have reason to be happy as the government through the Kenya Urban Roads Authority is set to upgrade the roads in these townships. Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has revealed an elaborate plan to upgrade the towns which are considered to […] Read More

CONSTRUCTION OF WAIYAKI WAY-RED HILL LINK ROAD TAKES SHAPE

The on-going Construction of the missing link between Westlands and Gigiri has taken shape with eight structures out of thirteen being raised. The projects is currently 25% complete and most of ridges leveled to fill the valleys. The 5 kilometres dual road funded by the Government at a cost of Kshs.3 billion is estimated to […] Read More

CONSTRUCTION OF UPPERHILL ROADS PHASE II COMMENCES

The construction of the Second Phase of Upperhill Road has commenced with two contractors selected to undertake the construction of approximately 25 kilometers of Upperhill Roads. Read More

NAIROBI IS SET FOR INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC SYSTEM

The government has put in place plans for the establishment for Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) to control traffic and monitor traffic offenders in the city. This was revealed to stakeholders today in a City Hotel by Kenya Urban Roads Director Acting Director General Eng. Silas Kinoti who unveiled the Consultants who was hired to implement […] Read More