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Government reviews Uhuru Park road construction plans

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Transport CS James Macharia has announced plans by the government not to hive off a section of the Uhuru Park.

The announcement by the government follows public uproar when the plans of the new 27km expressway were made.

The dual carriage that is to be built by the Chinese government was to cost Ksh 61 billion and will start from JKIA airport.

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In turn, the Chine government was to repay their loan through road tolls that will be situated on the four-lane expressway.

Making the announcement on Wednesday, CS James Macharia noted that the government will make sure not a parcel of the iconic Uhuru Park will be tempered with.

In addition to that, the construction will be done in a manner that will not interfere with the normal operations of road users.

The new carriageway is expected to cut down the daily traffic snail up that has the biggest pain to motorists in the country.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.


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