City roads to be closed for three days [FULL LIST]

Motorists have been advised to use alternative routes.

A notice from the Traffic Department in the capital showed that one lane of Uhuru Highway will be closed on each side from Saturday 11pm. In addition, traffic between Railway Club and Railway Golf Club will be diverted to Procession way through Uhuru Park.

Road users from the Central Business District headed towards Westlands, Kileleshwa, Muthaiga, Kiambu and Thika will all be affected, on Sunday, the sporting day.

In addition, motorists going to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Machakos, and Mombasa from the CBD will be diverted to Landhies Road, Jogoo Road and connect to Mombasa Road through newly completed Outer Ring Road.

Motorists who will be on their wat to Karen, and its environs from the CBD may be forced to use Kipande and Ojijo Road, near Globe Roundabout, Waiyaki Way and James Gichuru road and probably Gatanga and Naivasha Roads to Kawangware.

Construction works

In addition to the closure of key roads due to the yearly event, motorists accessing the City Mortuary roundabout from Valley Road would be affected due to the ongoing upgrade of the road.

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (Kura) from Friday, November 24 will close the roads to complete the ongoing phase 1 upgrade of the Ngong Road to a dual-carriage way.

A number of roads are also set to be closed during the swearing-in fete of president Uhuru Kenyatta for his second term in office on Tuesday 28.

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