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Nairobi motorists on Mombasa Road stuck in heavy traffic for several hours, here is the cause

Nairobi motorists on Mombasa Road have been stuck in traffic for hours following heavy rains that have pounded Nairobi and its environs.

Several road users were forced to use feeder roads that also caused hiccups as they jostled to avoid Mombasa Road on Wednesday evening.

The traffic affected the stretch between Imara Daima, General Motors, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, all the way to Mlolongo. Wednesday's traffic was blamed on the ongoing construction of Nairobi Expressway.

In the past days, the contractor has been raising a beam near Mlolongo, prompting the closure of a section of the busy highway. The three-way road had to be scaled down to one, thus causing heavy traffic jam from City Cabanas to Mlolongo.

The traffic also spilled to the Central Business District (CBD) where motorists were stuck for hours on their way home.

Last week, Kenya National Highways Authority cautioned commuters, motorists, and other road users to brace for snarl-ups and congestion.

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