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Uganda and Japan set to talk over the long overdue construction of kampala flyover.
Uganda and Japan ars set to hold talk over the construction of kampala flyover. The project has been long overdue because of alleviating chronic traffic jams around Kampala Metropolitan. JICA devise the flyover project eight years ago after commissioning studies to explore options.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) country representative, Fukase Yutaka said It all depends on communication on selection of the project consultant. He also said Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) need to contact a contractor for the project.”
The first phase of the project will kick-off from Clock Tower in Kampala through Kibuli, Nsambya Traffic Lights. It will also connect Mukwano Roundabout to the flyover.
The second phase will connect through Kitgum House, Garden City and Jinja Road at a cost of Shs659b.
UNRA media relations officer, Allan Ssempebwa said “Procurement of a contractor was in advanced stages. He also said that construction is expected to take about 36 months.”
The government of Uganda and japan sign an signed a loan agreement for the project in 2015. Meanwhile the flyover will connect outwards to the proposed Kampala-Jinja and Kampala-Mpigi expressways.