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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

KURA BOARD INSPECTS ROADWORKS IN NORTH RIFT REGION

The Authority has invested one hundred and forty three Million in the 2016-2017 Financial Year for maintenance of roads in its North Rift Region, to enhance the urban road network. The money will be used to fund roadworks in Six Counties namely Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, West Pokot, Nandi, Baringo and Turkana Counties. This Financial […] Read More

INFRASTRUCTURE PS AND KURA OFFICIALS TOUR NGONG ROAD EXPANSION

    Infrastructure Principal Secretary, Eng. John Mosonik and KURA Acting Director General Eng. Silas Kinoti among other roads officials toured the Project for Dualling of Nairobi-Dagoretti Corner Road (Phase 1) on Wednesday 10th August, 2016. The road is one of the key arterials conveying traffic to and from the Central Business District (CBD) and […] Read More

KURA EMBARKS ON IMPROVEMENT OF ARGWINGS KODHEK, RALPH BUNCHE AND WOODLANDS ROADS.

Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA), established by the Kenya Roads Acts of 2007, is a state corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development. Its core mandate is to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain all public roads in urban areas. The Authority is undertaking an ideal project aimed at improving the Argwings […] Read More

UPGRADING OF PHASE II OF UPPER HILL ROADS ON COURSE

The authority has continued to prioritize projects to decongest urban areas in the country. Following the successful completion of Upgrading of Upper Hill Road Phase I, the Kenya Urban Roads Authority has advertised for second Phase which is intended to provide alternative exit roads in the Upper Hill area. The bids for this tender will […] Read More

KURA COMES TO THE RESCUE OF KAHAWA WEST RESIDENTS

  The Government has comes to the rescue of members of the public in Kahawa West following series of fatal accidents along the Northern bypass by constructing a bridge linking two neighborhoods separated by the bypass. KURA held an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Stakeholders Consultative Meeting for the proposed construction of a flyover […] Read More