Dual Carriage Bypass Takes Shape At Thogoto In Kikuyu

A large presence of the PCEA Church establishments can be seen while the famous Thogoto Teachers Training College which is synonymous with this area.

The Southern bypass under construction in Kikuyu next to Alliance Girls high school.

The Southern bypass under construction in Kikuyu next to Alliance Girls high school.

The unforgiving biting cold of Kikuyu township is not a deterrent for construction workers on the Southern Bypass which is threatening to flatten most buildings in the rather small township. But on the other hand, this will radically transform the town into a vibrant micro economy once the bypass has been completed.

Huge boulders set aside. The contractor used such to reinforce / fill excavations along the highway.

Huge boulders set aside. The contractor used such to reinforce / fill excavations along the highway.

The Southern bypass passes through Thogoto before the termination at Kikuyu town. Thogoto is a small Christian community that mainly grew from missionary work. A large presence of PCEA establishments can be seen while the famous Thogoto Teachers Training College which is synonymous with this area.

The bypass facing Kikuyu township in the distance. Kikuyu town will benefit immensely from this highway once complete.

The bypass facing Kikuyu township in the distance. Kikuyu town will benefit immensely from this highway once complete.

A man walks beside a tunnel running below the road. Most junctions that cross the new bypass have been preserved.

A man walks beside a tunnel running below the road. Most junctions that cross the new bypass have been preserved.

The Thogoto - Mutarakwa road crossing the Southern Bypass.

The Thogoto - Mutarakwa road crossing the Southern Bypass.