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Photos of Modern Dual-Carriageway in Mount Kenya That is Under Construction

After the long wait, president Uhuru Kenyatta's government has finally started tarmacking of the the 84km Kenol-Marua dual carriageway which will be completed in June next year.

The Kenol-Marua road expansion is one of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legacy projects in Central Kenya.

From photos taken on Saturday morning by a renown politician from Nyeri County Mr Kamau Gatwechi, the road has already had a good portion of it well tarmacked.

The road will connect Mount Kenya counties all the way from Murang'a county (Kenol area which is where the the road begins),then to Kirinyaga county all the way from Makutano and enters Nyeri county.

However, it is not yet known what will happen when the road reaches Karatina town since most of the building in the town are very close to the road.

From Karatina town, the road will go all the way to the junction that heads to Nanyuki at Marua area which is within Mathira constituency, Nyeri county.

A photo of Karatina town where the dual carriageway will pass by.

The dual carriageway will connect the Northern Corridor from Nairobi to the Lapsset Corridor in Isiolo. The project has caused the value of property along the road to triple as investors scramble for strategic locations for businesses.

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), in its website, indicates that the road in its current status of single carriageway is an impediment to the flow of the high traffic experienced between Nairobi and Isiolo.

“An interchange will be constructed at Makutano as well as construction and improvement of trading centres along the project road,” KeNHA said in a statement.

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Karatina Kenol-Marua Mount Kenya Northern Corridor Nyeri

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