Thursday, May 23, 2024

10 Counties Miss Out on Planned Road Projects by KURA

The Nyanza Counties of Migori, Siaya and Nyamira are amongst 10 devolved items in Kenya which have missed out on deliberate authorities initiatives set to be rolled out by the Kenya City Roads Authority (KURA).

In accordance with knowledge offered by KURA on its official web site, a complete of 791 kilometres of paved roads will probably be undertaken in numerous elements of the nation. 

This will probably be performed at a price of Ksh38 billion with Nairobi taking the lion’s share with deliberate paving and upkeep of 160 kilometres of roads. 

A number of Rift Valley counties have additionally missed out on the Ksh38 billion kitty led by Elgeyo Marakwet County. 

President William Ruto (holding flag) launches the development of Kaelo-Kamukunji-Mutuati in Meru County on Saturday, April 22, 2023.


Different counties in Rift Valley that KURA has not allotted price range embody; Trans Nzoia, Turkana, Nandi and Samburu counties. 

Nyandarua County from Mt Kenya and Taita Taveta from the Coast area have additionally seen zero allocation by KURA. 

Machakos County would be the second highest beneficiary from KURA with 83 kilometres of deliberate street initiatives at a price of Ksh7 billion. 

Different prime counties that may see main street initiatives embody; Kiambu (52.2 km), Nakuru (44 km) and Wajir (42.7 km). 

By the way, Tharaka Nithi, Vihiga and Busia County have been allotted zero price range regardless of totally different street initiatives mapped within the space. 

In Tharaka Nithi, 6.5 kilometres of street initiatives have been recognized with 6 kilometres in Vihiga and 5 kilometres in Busia additionally recognized for development. 

The federal government company didn’t point out how the three initiatives can be undertaken with zero price range allotted in the direction of the identical. 

KURA is chargeable for managing, creating, rehabilitating, and sustaining Nationwide Trunk Roads in city areas.

Elsewhere, Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) develops, constructs and maintains the agricultural street community.

The Kenya Nationwide Highways Authority (KeNHA) then again is chargeable for the event, rehabilitation, administration and upkeep of all Nationwide Trunk Roads comprising Class S, A, and B roads. 

A Kenya Nationwide Highways Authority (KeNHA) signal on a freeway



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