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Fort Portal-Kamwenge road residents sensitised on social safeguards issues

10 May 2016
Fort Portal-Kamwenge road residents sensitised on social safeguards issues

UNRA Environment and Social Safeguards team is currently on a sensitization and awareness exercise among the community affected by the ongoing Fort Portal-Kamwenge road works. Speaking to the community, Enid...

Rukungiri, Kanungu locals sensitized ahead of road works.

11 May 2016
Rukungiri, Kanungu locals sensitized ahead of road works.

UNRA’s land acquisition team is currently camped in Rukungiri and Kanungu districts to kick off the process of compensation ahead of civil works on the Rukungiri-Kihihi-Ishasha/Kanungu road. The team is...

Verification and disclosure along Masaka-Bukakata road kicks off.

11 May 2016
Verification and disclosure along Masaka-Bukakata road kicks off.

The verification and disclosure exercise for persons affected by the upcoming upgrade of the Masaka-Bukakata road (41km) is in progress. The exercise that commenced early this month has seen 680...

Executive Director engages online audience

11 May 2016
Executive Director engages online audience

The Executive Director Mrs. Allen Kagina held the Ugandan public and stakeholders in an interactive online question and answer session. The activity coincides with her one year anniversary as UNRA’s...

UNRA Intervenes at Kaloke

11 May 2016
UNRA Intervenes at Kaloke

UNRA has intervened to restore a cut-off road at Kaloke in Semuto after the torrential rains cut link for motorists between Semuto and Namayuba. The heavy rains that increased water...

UNRA kicks off compensation of affected persons on Mukono-Katosi road

11 May 2016
UNRA kicks off compensation of affected persons on Mukono-Katosi road

Project Affected Persons (PAPs) along the Mukono-Katosi-Nyenga road will soon have their compensation related matters sorted once and for all. This will be made possible with the commencement of the...

NGO firm calls for citizen involvement in road projects

11 May 2016
NGO firm calls for citizen involvement in road projects

Friends of Roads Uganda Project (FoR-U), an NGO concerned with citizen involvement and participation in the monitoring of the roads has asked UNRA to ensure active participation of Ugandans in...

Reconstruction of Aswa Bridge kicks off

11 May 2016

The reconstruction of Achwa (Aswa) bridge has kicked off starting a journey that is expected to be complete in the next 12 months. The new reinforced concrete bridge will be...

UNRA gets tough on social and environmental safeguards on road projects

17 May 2016
UNRA gets tough on social and environmental safeguards on road projects

At the Uganda National Roads Authority, environmental and social safeguards issues have jumped to the front of the queue of the boxes we must tick for every road project we...

UNRA meets Buvuma community ahead of Kiyindi ferry repairs

23 May 2016
UNRA meets Buvuma community ahead of Kiyindi ferry repairs

UNRA meets Buvuma community ahead of Kiyindi ferry repairs 20 May 2016. The Kiyindi ferry connecting Kampala, Jinja and Buvuma islands will be interrupted in its routine operation starting Monday...

Bridges

Progress on Bridge works on National roads 

 

Bridge

Progress

1 

2nd Nile bridge at Jinja;

Works bids were invited. Construction to commence by October 2013

2

Nsongya bridge in Kabarole district;

The bridge was completed in June 2011.

3

Aswa bridge on Gulu – Kitgum road;

The bridge was completed in September 2011.

4

Bulyamusenyu bridge connecting Nakaseke to Masindi district

The bridge was completed in September 2012.

5

Muzizi bridge connecting Kibale to Kyenjojo district;

Bridge was completed in June 2012

6

Awoja bridge along Mbale – Soroti road;

45% of the works completed.

7

Apak bridge in Lira district;

Works were tendered out in Dec. 2012.

8

Nyamugasane bridge in Kasese district;

Contract signature await funds

9

Napienanya, Nabilatuk and Lolachat
bridges;

Planned for FY 2014/15

10

Alla and Enyao Bridges in Arua (BADEA)act negotiations held a June 2013. ced.ced. ractor facilitated financing arrangements. Government will take the final de

Contract awarded and works to commence by June 2013.

11

Pakwala, Nyacara, Goli and Nyagak Bridges in Nebbi (BADEA)

Contract awarded and works to commence by June 2013.

12

Daca, Ure, Envetre and Uzurungo Bridges on Arua – Wandi – Yumbe road.

Works are ongoing.

13

Mitaano Bridge in Kanungu

Evaluation of bids was completed and works are expected to commence by June 2013.

14

Ntungwe Bridge in Kanungu

Evaluation of bids was completed and works are expected to commence by June 2013.

15

Birara Bridge

Bids were invited

 

Karuma Bridge across the Nile

Procuring design consultant

 

Masindi Port Bridge across the Nile

Procuring design consultant

 

The design and preparation of bidding documents for Bridges destroyed by floods in Karamoja region are ongoing. The bridges include; Nalakas , Nanyenyi and Kaabong (in Kaabong), Nakosowan and Lodoketangisira Bridges on Kaabongo – Kapedo road Lopei (Moroto – Kotido road), Kangole (Moroto – Soroti road), Amudat (in Nakapiripirit), Ngenge (on Muyembe – Moroto road).

 

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