|Vision, mission and values|
By June 2009, the national roads network was estimated at 10,000 km. In July 2009, the central government doubled the national roads network by taking over an additional 10,000 km of the district roads network. This increased the national roads network to about 20,000 km, and meant increased responsibilities for the Authority.
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.
Functions of UNRA
Some of UNRA responsibilities include:
The management of the National Roads network;
Maintenance and development of the national roads network;
Advising the Government on policy matters concerning roads generally;
Assisting in the coordination with relevant ministries, departments and agencies of Government.
Linking ferries to the national roads, and managing the axle load control.
Contributing to the addressing of transport concerns in overall national planning through coordination with the relevant ministries, departments and agencies of Government;
Collaborating with international organizations, inter-government organizations and agencies of other states and the private sector on issues relating to the development and maintenance of roads;
Entering into agreement or other arrangements with any person for the provision of roads services, subject to such charges as may be agreed.
Advising and assisting the Minister on matters, say, related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of roads, whether the roads are part of the national roads network or not.
Establishing and maintaining road reserves.