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The Kenya Urban Roads Authority, is a State Corporation established under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007,with the responsibility for the Development, Maintenance, rehabilitation and management of Urban roads in Kenya.

Launch of Periodic and Routine Maintenance

The annual routine Maintenance of Roads in the Urban areas has commenced in earnest with Contractors given strict guidelines to deliver quality work. KURA Director General Eng. Joseph Nkadayo revealed that Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has given out over 170 contracts worth Kshs.2.5billion drawn from Fuel Levy to maintain roads in the urban areas in the Country.

Loan Agreement for the construction of Nairobi Outer Ring Road signed

The National Treasury signed a kshs.9.8 billion concessionary loans towards the construction of Outering Ring Road in Nairobi City County. The project, whose construction is set to start in April, 2014 is expected to cost approximately Kshs. 10.5 billion with African Development Bank (AfDB) contributing 88.5% loan and partly a grant while Kenya Government will finance 11.5% of the total cost. Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) advertised for bids for the project and will be opened early February, 2014.

Western Ring Roads Commissioned

The recently completed 8.4Km Nairobi Western Ring Roads was commissioned by Hon. Mwai Kibaki, the third President of the Republic on 10th December, 2013.  The Vision 2030 flagship project was Constructed through a KShs. 2 billion grant from the Japanese government and intended to connect missing links and ease Traffic congestion in the City of Nairobi. It connects Westlands to James Gichuru Road and Ngong Road through Yaya Centre. The roads are part of the Missing links identified in 2004 for Nairobi.