The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
The Authority is mandated to:
develop and maintain the national roads network totaling to
about 20,000km, managing ferries linking the national roads network and controlling
To render advisory services to Government and for related matters concerning National Roads Network, among others.
To operate a safe, efficient and well-developed national roads network
To develop and maintain a national roads network that is responsive to the economic development needs of Uganda, to the safety of all road users, and to the environmental sustainability of the national roads corridors.
Optimize the quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness of road works.
Guarantee all year round safe and efficient movement of people and goods throughout the country.