Construction of 63km Nyanza sugar belt road to start October

A tractor transporting sugarcane struggles to pass through a muddy road at Miwani area in Kisumu County on August 14, 2016. 

Photo credit: Tonny Omondi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The Sh4.9 billion Kisumu–Chemelil–Muhoroni road is expected to open up the region.
  • The project is expected to be completed in under one year.
  • Treasury last month approved Sh11.4 billion for the construction of four roads among them the Kisumu-Chemelil-Muhoroni Kaitui road.

The Kenya National Highways (KeNHA) Authority will, from next month, begin construction works on the 63-kilometre sugar belt road traversing Kisumu, Nandi and Kericho counties after the Treasury approved its financing.

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