19-10-2016 by redazione
"We'll tarmac 4,000 kilometers of roads in the County of Kilifi in the next four years."
The statement came last weekend by the Minister of Transport Kenyan James Macharia, during his visit to Malindi to control the progress of work on the Malindi-Sala Gate Road, which is the road that will connect the coastal town to the Tsavo National Park.
Macharia, accompanied by Parliamentary malindino and former Mayor Gideon Mung'aro, assured that other asphalting projects of important coastal and inland links are being examined by the Transport Commission.
According to reliable rumors, on the desk of the Ministry in Nairobi are ready for 2017, but only after the August elections, the work plans for the bypass of Malindi, which will connect the north of the city ring road from the airport just before the river sabaki, to prevent the entry of trucks into the city and direct means to Lamu and Garsen.
Another project is already outlined the coastal road that would connect directly from Malindi Casuarina in Mayungu and Watamu.
Finally, two hundred kilometers of paved road from 2018 will be set up to connect Kaloleni, inland from Kilifi, Bamba and from there to Langobaya, cutting parallel to the coast, so that means of transport arriving from Nairobi, to avoid switch from Mombasa to go inland.
The road should be funded by the Chinese companies involved in the hydroelectric reservoirs of Langobaya area and Baricho and will also be useful for the development of the agricultural area in the hinterland of Kilifi and Malindi.
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