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This Mega Project is part of the Bypass project and it sneaks into the rich high class settlement of Nairobi and Kiambu counties

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With the rapid urbanisation in Nairobi, the city has come face the largest rual to urban migration of population in search for better livelihoods. With such came need to de-congest the city and provide a reliable network of roads for motorists avoiding the city centre during transit. The Nairobi Bypass Project master plan was conceived. 3 Highways, Northern, Eastern and ...

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Spectacular lanes at Ruaraka.

The Nairobi-Thika Highway was officially opened in November 2012 in a momentous occasion which took place at 2 locations along the highway. The Nairobi-Thika Highway cost KSh 32 billion, the most expensive highway in Kenya to date. The construction of this highway, which was contracted to 3 Chinese firms, touched many residents in one way or another. Motorists have had ...

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Road shoulders are made with similar standards like the Nairobi-Thika Highway. This section is off limits to traffic.

The Junction of Langata Road, Forest Edge Road and Magadi Road has long been the source of endless traffic snarl-up on the roads with motorists spending hours at the spot. Despite the occasional traffic policeman, things gets worse as darkness sets in. The expansion of Langata Road will include the construction of an interchange at the Bomas junction ensuring smooth ...

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It has a generous amount of blue glass windows which match well with the general colour of the finishing.

Guess The Mega Project

The Nairobi city skyline has long been dominated by the likes of KICC, Times Tower and Nyayo House. In the recent past investors have moved in to set-up tall skyscrapers rising upto 30 Floors, seeking to dominate the skies above. Up until recently, the new KCB Headquarters under-construction  in Upperhill will soon be accorded with this title of being the ...

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Olkaria Geothermal in Naivasha. The Japanese want to play a key role in Kenya’s plan to develop 5,000 MW of geothermal power.

The Japanese want to play a key role in Kenya’s plan to develop 5,000 megawatts of geothermal electricity. Though the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan is seeking Kenya’s nod to allow it develop the country’s master plan on geothermal development. Speaking in Nairobi on Friday at the signing of a grant to the Geothermal Development Company (GDC), JICA’s industrial ...

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Highway A104. Constant delays in road projects across the country have had a negative effect on the economy.

Motorists plying along Nyahururu-Gilgil road have protested the alleged delay in the rehabilitation of the road. They accused a company that has been contracted to recarpet the road of unnecessary delays, saying the road was in deplorable condition and was a risk to users. Their spokesman David Njuguna said they have been forced to use alternative routes to Nairobi, leading ...

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The erection of support columns is complete. The designs borrows heavily from the Nairobi-Thika Highway and the other bypasses.

The dual-carriage Southern bypass is a KSh 17.1 billion highway that has seen a 5 km section of the highway stopped by the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) tribunal due to the fact that it encroaches on wildlife territory. The section under much contention is from the Ole Sereni Hotel to the Carnivore hotel. Latest report confirm that the National Environmental ...

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Kenya Urban Roads Authority has prioritized works that will reduce Traffic congestion, improve road safety and consequently spur socio-economic development.

The dualling of Langata Road from the Kenya Wildlife Service gate to the Bomas of Kenya junction is showing impressive results after the dual carriageway was completed and pending works now at the interchange commence. China Wu Yi, the contractor, is currently facing delays due to land requisition at the interchange. The 2 km project was slated to be complete ...

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