Nairobi Motorists Cautioned Over Using Jogoo Road

  • Jogoo Road
    A section of Jogoo Road
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  • The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has cautioned motorists using Jogoo Road in Nairobi to expect unusual traffic disruption over a section of the road.

    In a notice on Thursday, March 4, the roads agency disclosed that the traffic disruption would along Jogoo Road/ Likoni Road Roundabout (opposite St Stephen's Church).

    KURA noted that civil works in a section of the road where a contractor is installing culverts is the main cause of the traffic disruption.  

    Jogoo Road/ Likoni Road roundabout diversion
    Jogoo Road/ Likoni Road roundabout diversion
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    The agency added that the disruption will take place from Friday, March 5 to Sunday, March 7, 2021.

    Motorists are advised to exercise caution as they approach that section.

    Vehicles in traffic along Jogoo Road in 2019
    Vehicles in traffic along Jogoo Road in 2019
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    To coordinate the traffic marshalls will be on-site to guide motorists to ensure the smooth flow of traffic. 

    "We apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused as we endeavour to provide an efficient urban road network," KURA noted.

    The works along the roads are among many ongoing in Nairobi. In February 2021, KURA issued a notice over the temporary closure of a section of Peponi Road.

    The road agency cautioned motorists over ongoing road works on the road that would take three months to complete.

    At the same time, the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) gave an advisory stating that construction workers were gearing up to demolish the Kangemi bridge before reconstructing it to accommodate a new road design.

    During the construction period, traffic headed to Nairobi shall be diverted to the existing LHS of the main carriageway which will facilitate the demolition and subsequent reconstruction of the Kangemi Bridge.

    The ongoing expansion of the busy highway is running concurrently with the erection of the Nairobi Expressway which has caused major traffic disruption for motorists using the route.

     Construction works along theKangemi Bridge in March 2021.
    Construction works along the Kangemi Bridge in March 2021.
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