Pavements in the streets refers to walkways through which pedestrians walk on besides the main tarmac road. They are always constructed to reduce congestion on the main tarmac road as well as accidents that might arise as a result of pedestrians walking on the main road. According to Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA), these walkways should be constructed next to the main road and parallel to it in all the busy streets to enhance successful flow and movement of people and vehicles.
Motorists are always advised to be extra careful on the highways to avoid some of the accidents that are witnessed on a daily basis. Picture Courtesy. Image from scene. Adherence to traffic rules as well as driving within the required speeds will be the difference between life and death on our roads.
The Nyeri-Nairobi Highways is one of the busiest roads in the country as it leads to many parts of the country that are accessed through this road. Picture Courtesy. Image used for illustration. The Northern corridor of Kenya is accessed through this road that branches off in different sections as it heads to the famous town of Nyeri.
The Road is less than 30 percent complete yet it has spent already over Sh600 million with a pending bill through certificate of payment of over Sh400 million. The Road belongs to the Kenya National Highway Authority ( KENHA) as stipulated in the Roads Act 2007. All class A, B and C categories are under KENHA says Human Rights Activist Nyukuri Barasa.
KENHA poured sand in the middle of the road in Githurai which was to help in construction of some gabions at the Githurai Market last evening. Picture courtesy. Image from the scene. Oblivious to this development, a driver of a Toyota Passo, hit the sand and his vehicle flew into some metal guard rails that proved to be the end of his life.
Gatundu South Member of Parliament (MP) Moses Kuria has raised alarm over the high cost for graveling Lamu to Garissa road. The vocal legislator claimed that the graveling the road is set to cost a whooping Kshs 86 million per kilometer, a cost which he says is 20 times higher than the normal rate of Kshs 4 million per Kilometer.
The Kenya National Highway Authority (KENHA) has shut down the diversion at Uhuru Highway between Kenyatta Avenue Roundabout and the one at the University way effective from Monday 9th of August to Sunday 10th of October 2021. The sixty - three days closure according to the Highways authority is to pave way for the ongoing construction of the Nairobi Express Way.
Although there are many forms of transport in Kenya, road transport is the most popular one and widely spread. This is due to its cost effective nature and of course its availability. For that reason government of Kenya has invested heavily on road construction to ensure smooth transportation within the country.
The 19 persons who died while siphoning fuel from a tanker in Malanga in Gem, Siaya will be buried on Friday (Today.) Bodies of the 19, who were among the 22 that died were released to their families for burial on Friday morning from Yala and Siaya hospital mortuaries.
Chania bus company is one of high classes bus companies in Kenya that has been providing efficient transport services for years since 1989. Back in 2019, one of its 44 buses was intercepted and detained by the Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA). This made them to go to court to seek justice since they were claiming that KeNHA did not treat them in a credible way.
Today Vihiga MP Hon Ernest Kagesi has visited the family of Vincent Ashema Ngusale in Mulele village Lugaga Wamuluma ward who was among the six who lost their lives in the fetal accident at Kaburengo last week. The MP disclosed that he had a lengthy discussion with Vihiga governor on how they will help partner in helping the families give their loved ones a decent send off.
Residents of Ihindu in Naivasha blocked a section of the Nairobi-Nakuru road rioting over weekly road accidents in the highway. Over the last one month, eight people have lost their lives by overspeeding motorists who use the highway especially in Kinungi and Ihindu trading centres. Yesterday, the enraged members of the public stormed the busy highway in the afternoon, causing a heavy traffic build up.
Commuters of Mombasa Road have had difficult time to get at their home as they usually meet heavy traffic jam which takes hours to end due to the construction of the express way. Traffic jam on Mombasa Road (Photo Courtesy) These delays have got the Kenya National Highway Authority (KNHA) partner with Kenya Railways Cooperation (KRC) to come up with a plan of reducing the traffic jam which has made several Kenyans get caught up by the dusk curfew.
Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) is an autonomous road agency, whose responsible is for managing, developing, rehabilitating and maintening of international trunk roads linking centres and major towns and cities within the country. According to the duties assigned to this agency, all the roads should have all the requirements.
Our roads still continue to claims more lives as time goes by. No single day can pass without an accident or emergency being reported on our roads. Most deaths occurs as a result of reckless driving by our own drivers. A total of five people today, have been confirmed dead today after matatu they were travelling in rolled several times as a result of tyre bust.
The government is determined to make Kenyans travel safely on the Kenyan roads.This has seen serious surveillance done by the traffic police officers who brace the scorching sun from morning to evening.The rogue drivers have been apprehended and fined heavily. On the other negative side,some officers have also used the roads as sources of illegal extra income.They do get bribes from the rogue drivers who keep on breaking the traffic rules.
Deadly Road Accident At Githurai Flyover Along Thika Superhighway, Several Feared Critically Injured
A deadly road accident has occurred in Githurai Flyover along Thika Superhighway involving three vehicles. According to eye witness several people are feared injured have been rushed to nearby hospital. It is reported that the vehicles were heading to Thika before the incident occurred. It involved a tipper, small car and G4S car.
The Kenya National Highway Authority announces the opening of the formerly closed Mombasa road. The routes were closed to pave way for the construction of the Nairobi Expressway. The public notice that was realised on Monday, 30 showed the opening date for each route. JKIA-Mlolongo road will be opened on September 10.
Ever since the southern by pass was constructed, it has really helped many road users especially the owners of private cars. They find it faster to use especially when one does not need to pass through the capital to Mombasa Road. To increase the Safety of this by pass, the Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) did install some of the CCTV on along the road and also the streets lights to help to reduce the risks at night.
Kenya National Highway Authority through their twitter handle announced closure of Uhuru Highway. It will be effective as from tomorrow 10th on Monday upto 10th October 2021. That's approximately two months and some days. However Uhuru Highway will not be Closed entirely but in section.This section will be closed between Kenyatta Avenue and University Way Round About.