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18:08
18:08

Heavy Rains Cost UNRA UGX 44B Allen Kagina 1

According to Joseph Otim, the Director in Charge Road Maintenance Under UNRA, says Shillings 44billion only applies to unpaved roads, which were badly damaged by floods hence requiring fixing.
15:20
15:20

Works Ministry Conducting Study on Unit Cost for Roads road construction 3

One of the roads that have been queried includes the four-lane highway Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, which was cost up to USD 9.3 million per kilometre. The 51-kilometer road, whose total cost is calculated at 1.7 trillion Shillings, has been highlighted as the costliest road project among low to middle-income countries.
12:06
12:06

MPs Oppose Tolling Entebbe Express Highway 5

Bunyole West MP, James Waluswaka and Katikamu North MP, Eng. Abraham Byandala want UNRA to start tolling the road after the 2021 elections.
07:04
07:04

Boat Operators Hike Prices After Suspension of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Services UNRA 4 1 Top story

Teddy Nakato, a dealer in sweet plantain says she was forced to offload the bananas from two trucks and transport it using small boats. Nakato expresses distress for hiring trucks, which are now stranded at the island. This means she will have to pay the truck owner for extra days they will have to spend at the island without working. She pays about Shillings 250, 000 for three days.
09:27
09:27

Construction of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry nears Completion UNRA 6 1

The vessel is assembled by the Southern Engineering Co. Ltd-SECO, a marine and offshore engineering company based in Kenya to replace the old ferry which has been reportedly breaking down often, condemning residents to the use of canoes and cargo boats for transport.
17:32
17:32

Gov't Failure to Build Bridges Over New Dam Questioned isimba dam 1 2 Top story

The three power generating facilities significantly differ from Owen falls dam, the oldest hydro power generating plant in the country.
16:08
16:08

UNRA to Spend UGX 4 Trillion in 2019/2020 Financial Year 3

This is an increment by one trillion shillings from the 3.1 trillion shillings that was allocated to UNRA in the current financial year.
16:59
16:59

Increase of Heavy Trucks Along Matugga-Kapeeka Road Triggers Concern 3 1 Top story

Moses Ssenfuma, the Kapeeka sub county LC III Chairperson, says Uganda National Roads Authority designed the road for light cars to ease the movement of agricultural produce to Kampala City.
11:55
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UNRA Officials, Local Leaders Clash Over Road Carnage Along Kampala-Gulu Highway 1 4

Dan Muganga the Resident District Commissioner of Nakasongola says that every two days the district register a fatal accident and this partly attributed to narrow as well as slippery road.
10:32
10:32

UNRA Sets Strict Regulations On Buvuma Ferry security 3 1

Charles Aisu, the LC 3 Chairperson, Busamuzi Sub County, said the population in Buvuma district has grown big, arguing that a ferry that makes three routes a day with a capacity of 120 passengers is no longer enough for them.
12:04
12:04

UNRA Faulted on Poor State of Kisoro Tourism Road kisoro district 5 1

Residents use the 12.2-kilometer road to transport their agricultural produce from Nyarusiza Sub County to Kisoro town. The road is also used by tourists to Muhabuura Volcano and to Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
17:23
17:23

UNRA Signs Tender Contract For Kampala Flyover 1

The first lot of the project that will cost Uganda Shilling 300 billion will be funded jointly by government and Japan through Japan International Corporation Agency JICA.
17:02
17:02

Eight Consortia Interested in Kampala-Jinja Expressway allen kagina 1 5

The pre-qualification bids opened at UNRA head offices in the Nakawa will now be evaluated in order to assess the competency and credit worthiness of the consortiums. This process according to UNRA, Executive Director Allen Kagina will take about two months and the tendering process is expected to be completed by end of next year.
16:15
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Katosi Road Scam: Former UNRA Staffs Get 5 Year Jail Term street 2 1

Justice Gidudu said the three were convicted because of the key role they played in the movement of money from UNRA account to Apollo Senkeetos fictitious EUTAW Company.
15:33
15:33

Masindi Residents Block Road masindi district 1

The residents faulted the local leaders in the district for doing nothing to address the problem.
19:04
19:04

Dott Services Given New Contract for Tirinyi-Mbale Road 1 Top story

Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA has signed a new contract with Dott Services Limited to continue with the construction works of Nakalama-Tirinyi Mbale Road. The road reconstruction works are estimated to last for 22 months and will kick-off in two weeks time, according to the contract signed on March 23, 2018.
07:53
07:53

Kampala Flyover Construction to Start in June 2 1

Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA Director for Engineering Andrew Kitaka has said construction of the first lot of Kampala flyover is expected to start in June this year. Kitaka says Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA which will oversee the construction is now evaluating bids. According to UNRA timeline, contract signing with tender winners is expected to take place in May this year.
07:27
07:27

UNRA Closes Namasale –Zengebe Ferry Route on Lake Kyoga

Uganda National Road Authority UNRA has temporarily closed Namasale Zengebe ferry route on Lake Kyoga after all the two ferries operating on this route broke down. Mark Ssali, UNRAs Director for Communication says MV Kyoga I vessel first broke down two weeks ago before the new MV Kyoga II broke down on Wednesday.
07:24
07:24

Residents Demand Compensation Three Years After Completion of Fort Portal-Bundibugyo road christine muhindo 2

The 104km road was completed in 2014. However records Kabarole and Bundibugyo districts indicate that 550 people out of 1321 have been compensated
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