World Bank advances 25.2 billion Ksh for rail, road transport systems

A traffic snarl-up along Lang’ata Road, Nairobi.

Posted on 03 August 2012 by David Herbling in The Business Daily

The World Bank has advanced Kenya Sh25.2 billion ($300 million) to expand the capacity of Uhuru highway, which bisects Nairobi’s central business district, and to initiate a rapid bus transit and commuter rail system.

The major components of the project include the construction of two additional lanes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Nyayo Stadium from where an elevated roadway with two lanes on either side will be erected to the roundabout. Continue reading