Kenyans are crushing on the breathtaking Ngong Road.
The road has been fitted with intelligent traffic signals at most junctions, pedestrian walk ways, bus stops for PSV vehicles, U-turn, for changing lanes and a wider City Mortuary Roundabout with extra lanes to cater for all directions.
With other roads marked for expansion and new ones being built, the engineering surprises are limitless, as Ngong road is yet to be completed with Phase 2 —between Dagoretti corner and Karen junction set to start next month.
Kenya Urban Roads Authority has awarded Japanese company World Kogyo Kaihatsu. The project will cost of Sh1.98 billion.
The 3.4 kilometer road is being constructed by Japanese company World Kaihatsu Kogyo Company at Sh2.2 billion and will be completed next year in July.
The president will also commission the first phase of the road, which is already complete. The project is aimed at decongesting the city.
Police warn there will be traffic disruptions on the road and want motorists to seek alternative routes.
More personnel have been deployed to the area to direct vehicles.