Uganda Nationwide Roads Authority (UNRA) says it has done upgrading four national roads and eight diverse roads in diverse cities and towns, bringing to five,591 kilometres the national stock of paved roads.
UNRA govt director Allen Kagina acknowledged at some stage in the 2020/2021 financial year, the national roads company was once ready to cease constructing of roads connecting Tirinyi-Pallisa-Kumi, Pallisa-Kamonkoli, Masaka-Bukakata, and Kigumba-Bulima.
Ms Kagina, who was once addressing journalists at some stage in the annual avenue sector performance briefing the day earlier than as of late, acknowledged, “This brings to five,591 kilometres, the total paved stock, which is 22.6 percent of the national avenue network.
“Besides, UNRA upgraded 120 kilometres of city roads interior diverse cities, towns or municipalities alongside the project roads that aren’t half of the national avenue network,” she acknowledged.
Ms Kagina acknowledged while roads in the cities and towns weren’t half of the national avenue network, they were half of the national roads pattern programme. She acknowledged the authority also undertook rehabilitation and reconstruction of 290.97kms of some sections of the network and are also working on 56 bridges and get done work on 16 of them.
She acknowledged they also awarded contracts price Shs1.4 trillion to local carrier suppliers under the local divulge material reservation plot for diverse avenue upkeep initiatives. Ms Kagina acknowledged UNRA also got an operation and upkeep carrier provider for the Kampala Parkway to feature and protect the expressway for five years.
Ms Kagina acknowledged no topic disruption by flooding final year, UNRA was once ready to feature its 12 ferries at Nakiwogo, Kiyindi, Mbulambuti, Bisina, Masindi, Kyoga, Albert Nile, Laropi, Obongi, Amuru, and Sigulu.
The annual avenue sector performance characterize means that financing of the avenue pattern programme remains constrained and not in concord with the UNRA’s five-year idea after the authority closed the financial year with a debt of Shs215b, which limits it from achieving the NDP III objectives.
In the final financial year, President Museveni commissioned 14 avenue initiatives and applied ground-breaking ceremonies for one other 10 to be financed by the authorities.
Mr Jachan Omach, the UNRA board chair, acknowledged in the final financial year, authorities gave them Shs3.9 trillion to have 400kms of avenue, nonetheless they were ready to assemble most efficient 220km and serene incurred cash owed.
10. Mbarara Town
1. Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry
2. Musiita-Lumino/Busia Majanji Avenue project
3. Soroti-Akisim-Moroto Avenue
5. Sigulu Ferry
6. Kashenyi-Mitooma Avenue
7. Bweranyangye Avenue
8. Ntungamo-Mirama Hills
9. Kyenjojo-Fortress Portal Avenue
10. Ishaka-Katunguru Avenue
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11. Mubende-Kakumiro Avenue
12. Sembabule-Villamaria Avenue
13. Mukono-Katotsi Avenue
14. Isimba Public Bridge
Avenue constructing to initiate
1. Masaka city roads
3. Saaza Avenue-Iganga
4. Iganga-Bulopa-Kamuli Avenue
6. Hoima Town Roads
7. Busega-Mpigi Parkway