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Entry into Langata Road from the underpass

Despite the heavy downpour characterized by extensive flooding that hit Nairobi, construction works at the Langata Road Project went on undisturbed. The Ksh.2Billion highway project which is to see the expansion of Langata Road from a single lane to a dual carriage-way, is well on track and currently a single lane to a from is operational. Langata Road has seen ...

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Construction at Tatu City

MYTH: Tatu City shall be one massive gated community with controlled access TRUTH: Tatu City shall be open to anyone with no wall around it and gates at the entrance. Two public roads run across the city (east to west and north to south) so access will be open. Since it's a city, it would be impractical to construct a ...

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Construction site showing the support columns

Behind the tall natural fence that surrounds the ICPAK construction site is a hive of activities that are all geared to see a 12-Storrey office block rise. The ICPAK complex despite being some 3-months behind schedule has stated to take shape and a view from Thika Road will confirm that. The contractor is on the first floor with works on ...

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Ngong Wind

The Ngong Wind Farm stands at the near top of the Ngong Hills, some 22km South West of the capital, Nairobi. The area where the farm is located, is a forest reserve 21,000sq-km protected by the Kenya Forest Reserve, so access to the site is controlled. Generally like any other wind farms, its not fenced and thus you can get ...

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neatly cut access roads

A lot has taken place since MPK last visited the site, over 7days ago. A generous amount of precipitation has fallen on the area. The enabling works are now at the final stages as the contractor prepares to wrap up the work which started mid this year. In other areas the ground is quickly taking shape, same to the beautiful ...

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JKIA Airport

During its sitting on Thursday, the Cabinet approved the loan from European Investment Bank by the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) for the expansion and upgrading of facilities at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). “This will enable JKIA to remain competitive and an international aviation hub,” the Cabinet brief said without disclosing the terms of the loan. The loan approval ...

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 At the construction site, Upper Ground Floor

Behind the natural fence and academic atmosphere cast by the KCA University, is the construction of a 12-Floor office block that will be the only of such along Thika Road. The ICPAK complex under the watchful eye of Eng. Issack is going well and they're upto the upper ground floor. One aspect about the project, is the way safety has ...

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Part of Langata Road packed with traffic under construction

With just over 6 more months to the deadline of the project, Langata Road unlike Thika Road might just beat the May 2013 deadline. Work is on schedule despite normal traffic problems that seem to plague all road projects in the country. At Bomas, where there is expected to be an interchange similar to Pangani, Thika Road, underpasses are slowly ...

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