Kalerwe interchange along the Northern
bypass along the Kampala-Gayaza
road will be closed to traffic for a
week starting tomorrow, the Directorate of Traffic and Road Safety has
“The traffic informs the general public that there will be a temporary
closure of Gayaza interchange at Northern bypass from 16th to
22nd December,” said Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic spokesperson in a brief statement
on Wednesday afternoon.
According to Nampiima, the move is aimed at allowing the completion of works on
the road, which is in its final stages before being handed over to the government.
"All road users intending to go to Gayaza
road coming from Entebbe or Namungoona are advised to use the Bwaise interchange
and those coming from Mulago and Kalerwe intending to go towards Namungoona or Entebbe express are
advised to use the Bwaise or Kyebando interchange to access the Northern bypass,” she added.
She has appealed for the cooperation of
all road users.
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Earlier this week, Uganda National Roads
Authority-UNRA also released numerous traffic diversion alerts to enable the fixing
of some city roads.
"The Uganda National Roads Authority informs the public that
there will be a temporary closure of the road at the Kinawataka stream on the
Silver Spring-Bweyogerere road for emergency road works. We, therefore, advise members of
the public to use alternative routes in the area.,” the traffic alert indicated.