The 66km road was last rehabilitated between 2008 and 2009 by the Government. Despite several appeals to the government, the road is still in a bad state. It is filled with many potholes, the road is also very narrow.
According to a letter issued Tuesday by the UNRA regional manager Felix Geria Osoa, the two billboards have reduced the minimum visibility of traffic regulations to road users which he said contravenes the statutory instruments of 2017 No. 44.
Mark Ssali the Spokesperson of Uganda National Roads Authority told URN that much as Karuma is an old bridge, most of the accidents on this spot are often caused by the drivers by either driving recklessly or using mechanically dangerous vehicles.