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UNRA inspects roads in the KARAMOJA region.

18 August 2016
UNRA inspects roads in the KARAMOJA region.

The Uganda National Roads Authority Executive Director and the senior management team inspected the road network in the Karamoja region. Senior management team toured the region in a bid to...

UNRA ENGAGES LOCALS ON ROAD RESERVES.

18 August 2016

UNRA’s Road Protection Directorate has engaged with Kalerwe market leaders, police and KCCA authorities. In a meeting held at Kalerwe, the directorate of road protection addressed the question of UNRA’s...

UNRA meets CEOs of Eastern Africa roads agencies.

18 August 2016
UNRA meets CEOs of Eastern Africa roads agencies.

Uganda National Roads authority is seeking collaboration with other roads authorities in the region to establish a platform for information exchange, sharing of experiences and competencies to foster cooperation in...

UNRA ED LECTURES POLICE CADETS AT KABALYE

18 August 2016
UNRA ED LECTURES POLICE CADETS AT KABALYE

The Executive Director Ms. Allen Kagina addressed hundreds of police cadets from Uganda, South Sudan and Somalia at the Police Training School, Kabalye in Masindi district. While presenting a paper...

Operation "FikaSalama" rolls out on Masaka road

18 August 2016
Operation "FikaSalama" rolls out on Masaka road

The road carnage becoming increasingly pronounced and with motorists adamant to change driver behaviour, UNRA has commenced operations to end this bloodshed on Ugandan roads starting with the Kampala- Masaka-Mbarara...

Patrick Kamanda the Environment Specialist making a presentation during_ the meeting with the Utility companies.

15 July 2016
Patrick Kamanda the Environment Specialist making a presentation during_ the meeting with the Utility companies.

Uganda National Roads Authority together with utility companies has had a consultative meeting to harmonize and streamline the tree planting exercise along the boundaries of road reserves.  Eng. Isaac Wani,...

Mrs. Kagina addressing the transporters today at UNRA offices Kyambogo

15 July 2016
Mrs. Kagina addressing the transporters today at UNRA offices Kyambogo

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Executive Director Mrs. Allen Kagina with her senior management team held an interaction with the transporters fraternity in the country. The meeting intended to...

UNRA meets Buliisa, Nebbi community over ferry repairs.

17 June 2016
UNRA meets Buliisa, Nebbi community over ferry repairs.

The Panyimur-Wanseko ferry along the Albert Nile connecting the districts of Buliisa and Nebbi is to undergo repairs starting next week for 10 days. In line with the new way...

E.D UNRA FLAGS OFF 16 NEW WATER BOWSERS

08 June 2016
E.D UNRA FLAGS OFF 16 NEW WATER BOWSERS

The executive director Uganda National Road’s Authority (UNRA) Ms. Allen Kagina this week flagged off 16 water bowsers to various stations across the country. Ms.Kagina dispatched off water bowsers that...

Moroto-Nakapiripirit road nears completion

31 May 2016
Moroto-Nakapiripirit road nears completion

The construction of the 93.3km Moroto-Nakapiripirit road that commenced in 2013 is substantially complete with 99% of physical works progress and now under defects liability period. Comp Eng. Ronald Olaki,...

UNRA undertakes work on 50 year old Mukono-Kayunga road

30 May 2016
UNRA undertakes work on 50 year old Mukono-Kayunga road

Constructed in the early 1960’s,Mukono - Kalagi - Kayunga &Bukoloto - Njeru road will by end of July next year, have a fresh look. On completion, the 92Km road now...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bridges

Progress on Bridge works on National roads 

 

Bridge

Progress

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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.

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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.

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Nyamugasane bridge in Kasese district;

Contract signature await funds

9

Napienanya, Nabilatuk and Lolachat
bridges;

Planned for FY 2014/15

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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.

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

Contract awarded and works to commence by June 2013.

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

Works are ongoing.

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Mitaano Bridge in Kanungu

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

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Ntungwe Bridge in Kanungu

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

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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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