The Kenya Nationwide Highways Authority (KeNHA) and the Moja Expressway Firm have introduced plans to increase the Nairobi Expressway by setting up further lanes to accommodate the rising site visitors quantity.
In a joint assertion launched on Wednesday, the 2 organizations outlined the proposed upgrades, which contain including additional lanes on the Museum Hill exit and JKIA entrance.
Moreover, they plan to assemble a brand new Haile Selassie toll station exit to make sure a easy circulation of site visitors into the Central Enterprise District (CBD).
KeNHA and Moja Expressway have prolonged an invite for public participation within the mission, emphasizing the significance of participating with the neighborhood to make sure the absolute best outcomes.
The duty of getting ready the environmental and social influence evaluation for the improve has been assigned to Centric Africa Restricted.
“Kenha plans to carry public consultations assembly in conformity to the provisions of the structure of Kenya and Atmosphere Administration and Coordination Act (EMCA) Cap 387,” KeNHA and Moja stated.
Final 12 months, the earlier authorities stated the expressway can be redesigned to permit motorists from Westlands to exit at Nyayo Home whereas these from the airport would exit on the Haile Selassie Avenue roundabout or the Inexperienced Park bus terminus.
In March of this 12 months, Governor Johnson Sakaja granted approval for the institution of an exit from the Nairobi Expressway into the Central Enterprise District (CBD) at Uhuru Park.
Moreover, he pledged that the county authorities would take measures to alleviate the site visitors congestion steadily noticed on the Westlands roundabout throughout peak hours.