09-10-2017 by redazione
Despite the political crisis and the wait for elections. bis, the government does not stop and continues its plans to upgrade the roads along the coast.
Last Monday, the Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure John Mosonik attended the road asphalting works from Garsen to Lamu.
It is one of the first projects announced by the Kenyatta administration at the beginning of the last five years, to connect the whole coast through asphalted roads. Today, all the more reason to speed up the route from Garsen to Lamu, through Witu and Mpeketoni, for two reasons: the security of the traffic, infested by criminals who often disguise themselves as Islamic fundamentalists linked to the phalanx of Al Shabaab, and the union with the other major project, financed in part by the African Development Bank, the Bagamoyo-Malindi motorway.
But the arrival of Mosonik on the coast also had a positive impact on the advancement of feasibility studies of the road between Mambrui and Marafa, via Marikebuni.
Mosonik announced to the press that the government's intention is to finish the 40 kilometres of this road before 2019.
Meanwhile, the Tsavo Road is paved for 30 km and the works go ahead, as well as those of Mariakani-Bamba, which will give the possibility in the future to heavy transports arriving from Nairobi and from the north and must go to Lamu, not to pass by the coast, but to cut inland.
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