MAIN PROJECT| Expansion of Thika Road from a four to eight-lane superhighway.
PROJECT 2 | Widening of University Way to eight lanes from six, four lane fly over across Globe Roundabout, widening of Murang’a Road to six lanes, underpass at Pangani, flyover on Muthaiga roundabout and provision of footpaths.
PROJECT 3| On the Forest Road – Museum Road – Museum Hill roundabout section, construction works will involve widening of Forest Road to six lanes from four lanes, widening of Museum Hill road to six lanes, provision of forked fly-over on Limuru Road and provision of footpaths.
PROJECT 4|The Muthaiga roundabout-KU section has been designed as a high-speed highway with limited access and exits. The proposed improvements on this section include widening of carriageway to eight lanes- (Muthaiga – Kasarani) and 6 lanes (Kasarani – KU).
PROJECT 5| Provision of service roads intermittently, construction of underpasses at Kahawa and KU, provision of interchange at GSU roundabout, flyovers at Kasarani and Githurai roundabouts, underpass at former Nakumatt Thika Road site, subway at Survey of Kenya and provision of footpaths.
PROJECT 6| KU-Thika section include widening the carriageway to six lanes up to Juja and maintaining the existing provision of service roads, construction of six lane flyover at Eastern Bypass, intermittent service roads, underpass at Ruiru sports club and at Mang’u High School as well as provision of footpaths.
COST of PROJECT| 24 Billion Kenya Shillings
DATE OF COMPLETION| 2011
Construction work at a section of Thika Road, whose completion will see the busy road turned into a 12-lane super highway September 9, 2010.
Construction workers lay materials at the new Githurai roundabout flyover on Thika Road as part of expansion of the busy highway September 9, 2010.
A section of the new Githurai roundabout flyover, which is part of expansion works on the busy Thika Road September 9, 2010