Aerial view of complete Mwache-Mteza Bridge in Mombasa city. Photo courtesy of KENHA. The construction of Mwache-Mteza Bridge in Mombasa city, is reportedly nearing its completion after one and half years since the project was launched. The bridge is the longest in the whole of Kenya and East African region linking Mombasa Mombasa West mainland with South Coast region in Kenya.
KeNHA Issues Brief Statement On Death Of Their Engineers Who Were Killed in IED Explosion in Garissa
Kenya National Highway Authorities have sent their condolences to the family and friends of the 4 staff members who died in an Alshabaab attack that left several people injured. Photo:Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the deceased was assessing the road before their vehicle stepped on an IED bomb.
The two-lane Nairobi-Mombasa Highway is being converted into a dual carriageway to address the increasing traffic congestion between Kenya’s capital city Nairobi and the country’s major port city Mombasa. An estimated 95% of cargo from the sea Port of Mombasa is transported via the Nairobi-Mombasa motorway.
The construction of the Mau Summit road had seemingly been halted by President William Ruto who has been mum on it's start. The construction was set to begin in September 2021. There have however been a lot of revelations regarding the deal on the road's construction that seem to have prompted the new President's go slow on it's construction.
Earlier today, a convoy of Kenya National Highways Association (KENHA) were ambushed as they headed to Hailey Chinese Camp from Garissa. They were travelling in a vehicle reported to be a Toyota Hilux Double-Cabin. According to reports, the incident happened at the Old Lapsset road in Bura East, Tana River County.
The former president of Kenya His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta initiated many infrastructural development projects relating to roads, bypasses, ports and hospitals. Most of these projects were completed during Uhuru's ere however completion is some projects were pushed forward due to limited time frame and busy schedules.
President William Ruto has put the construction of the Ksh 60 billion Mau Summit highway on ice, throwing contractors and funders of what is Kenya's most expensive road project into a spin. Initiated by retired President Uhuru Kenyatta, the construction of the 233-kilometre Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Toll Road that was initially meant to kick offin September 2021 has been awaiting the approval of President Ruto.
Photo Courtesy; A past incidence where a car run over an IED Bomb. Only used for illustration purposes. 4 people have died after their vehicle they were travelling on was blown up by an Improvised Explosive Device, IED Bomb in Garissa County after the vehicle run over it.
Four people, among them three engineers from the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), were on Wednesday, January 11 morning killed after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Bura East, Garissa County. Confirming the incident, area deputy police boss Thomas Bett said the deceased were travelling in a Toyota Hillux Double Cabin vehicle when it ran over the IED, blowing up.
Kenya National Highway Authority (Kenha) officers have lost their lives this evening from an alleged explosive on the road . Photo screenshot of the scene . Three amongst them are said to be Kenha engineers . This happened in Garisa country in Bura East constituency . The four deceased men are said to to have been on a duty call routine assesment along the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia transport ( LAPSSET ) corridor project .
Four Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) engineers was on Wednesday morning killed by suspected Al-Shabaab elements on the Old Lapsset Road in Garissa. The engineers, who were on a routine jobs on the road, were moving in a convoy of three cars from Garissa to Hailey Chinese Camp and then on to Bura East.
The Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) which is an independent body mandated for the construction and maintenance of national road links in the country today lost three official members who died in an Al-Shabaab attack that happened in Bura East Sub-county, Garissa county. Photo: Courtesy (File copy of KeNHA officials)
The KeNHA staff were travelling in Toyota Double-Cabin from Garissa to Hailey Chinese Camp.The vehicle ran over an Improvised Explosive Device that completely destroyed it.Three KeNHA engineers are among the four who died in the accident along the old Lapsset road. "A convoy of KeNHA engineers in 3 vehicles who were on routine assessment of the LAPSSET Road were attacked by Suspected Alshabaab elements who had placed an IED on the Old Lapsset Road which exploded destroying the first vehicle," report seen by TUKO.co.ke stated.
The news reaching our desk is that three Engineers have succumbed to explosive related injuries in Tana River. The explosive was set by the roadside where the vehicle stepped on it and immediately exploded. The vehicle was immediately wrecked beyond recognition and all it occupants immediately succumbed to injuries on the scene of accident.
The Kenya National Highways Authority delivered some good news to a section of Kenyans living along the Mombasa Road. According to the reports by Kenha, the government is planning a major upgrade on the Mombasa Road, and in order for it to happen, they would also need to purchase more land.
President William Ruto has made several changes in his administration since he officially began work after his inauguration ceremony in September. Among them are Chairpersons of various government bodies such as; KENHA, Kenya Power and Lighting Company, National Hospital Insurance Fund, and National Social Security Funds, among others.
A major traffic jam on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway prompted commuters to spend long hours on the congested road beginning Friday morning. According to accounts, the pile-up occurred in the Karai and Viewpoint regions, stranding cars and passengers and producing a mass overlapping. The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) turned to social media to advise motorists to practice good driving habits and avoid overlapping to allow the route to clear quickly.
As many Kenyans travel upcountry for Christmas, they have been urged to behave on the roads. The Kenya National Highway Specialists (KeNHA) requested that Kenyans try not to cover on streets and be considerate towards each other. They advised, "Avoid overlapping as it will cause unnecessary delays."
Kenyans traveling upcountry for Christmas festivities have been stranded for hours following traffic snarl-ups stretching for kilometres. As of 9.00 pm on December 23, motorists had spent several hours at Ahero on Kisumu-Kericho Road due to heavy traffic jams stretching several kilometres. The situation was the same on Nairobi-Nakuru Highway, despite the national highways’ regulator KeNHA notifying motorists plying the route.
Four human beings have been killed, their lives after suspected Al-Shabaab militants centered a convoy of Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) engineers in Garissa. Police say the sufferers who have been part of a team on an everyday assessment of the LAPSSET street, lost their lives whilst the automobile they were journeying in ran over an Improvised Explosive tool (IED) believed to have been set with the useful resource of the Al-Shabaab factors.