Status of roads in nairobi by ps mo r 2nd august 2012
SHOWCASING THE STATUS OF ROADS IN NAIROBIPRESENTED DURING THE LAUNCH CEREMONY OF THE NAIROBI BUSINESS PARK EXTENSION HELD ON 2nd AUGUST, 2012 By: Eng. M. S. M. KAMAU, CBS, HSC Permanent Secretary Ministry of Roads
OUTLINE OF THE PRESENTATIONIntroductionOngoing Road Projects in Nairobi Planned Road projects in NairobiPrivate Sector Participation in Development of RoadInfrastructureOpportunities for Private sector ParticipationWay Forward
1.0 INTRODUCTION Economic pillar of the Vision 2030 is founded on road transport infrastructure as an enabler. Connectivity through a network of roads, railways, ports, airports, water and sanitation facilities, and telecommunications. How does RSIP affect the operations of Nairobi Business Park and the entire business environment?
1.0 INTRODUCTION Vision 2030 Social Pillar Economic Pillar Political PillarEnergy Macro-economic Sound ICT Public sector Land Use Human Stability Security Infrastructure Reforms Reforms Resources InvestmentWater & Sanitation Transport Energy Telecommunications ICT Airports Roads Ports and Harbours Railways
1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 Role of Road Transport in Business Development Efficient Road Transport vital for Business Mobility and access for people and goods Public Transport Linkages with other modes of transport Stimulate development of new undeveloped areas
1.0 INTRODUCTION1.2 Challenges to Efficient Road Transport Traffic congestion Low capacity of existing Roads Inefficient Junction designs Increased demand Low levels of Investment in roads Poor spatial planning Encroachment on Road reserves Unregulated public transport
1.0 INTRODUCTION1.3 Ministry’s Approach to the Challenges Proper maintenance of existing roads Expansion of existing Roads Opening and Construction of Missing Link Roads Construction of Bypasses Introduction of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Systems Proper coordination of land use Traffic management measures Demarcation and Protection of road reserves Private sector participation in infrastructure development and Maintenance
1. THIKA ROAD PROJECT Financed by the African Development Bank and GoK. To ease congestion on the busy Nairobi – Thika corridor. Substantially complete Major challenges: -Road safety -Driver/ Road user education necessary -Relocation of services -Encroachment on road reserve/Land acquisition
2. NAIROBI EASTERN &NORTHERN BYPASS Financed by GoK and Chinese Government Channel traffic away from the city centre Eastern Bypass connects the busy Mombasa Road to Thika- Road Northern bypass connects Thika Road to Ruaka area and will eventually connect to Nairobi – Nakuru Highway.
PROJECTS ONGOING2. NAIROBI EASTERN AND NORTHERN BYPASS NK 0+000 - Start EK 0+000 - Start
3. NAIROBI WESTERN RING ROADS Part of the Missing Link Roads In Nairobi. Funded by the Government of Japan through a Grant of Kshs 1.9 Billion . Part of the missing link roads in Nairobi. Construction commenced in June 2011. Expected completion in March 2013 Connect: -Ngong Road to James Gichuru through Kileleshwa -Gitanga Road to Waiyaki way through Kileleshwa
4. UPGRADING OF LANGATA ROAD Financed by the Government of Kenya Upgrading to two lane dual carriage Contract Sum Kshs 2,671,000,000.00 Underpass at Bomas Junction Pedestrian walkways and cycle tracks for cyclists Box culvert Other drainage works Completion by May 2013
5. NAIROBI SOUTHERN BYPASS Financed by the Chinese Government and the Government of Kenya Contract sum Ksh.17,199,793,766.00 Separate grade intersections at Mombasa, Langata, Ngong and Kikuyu roads Commenced 2nd July, 2012 Contract period is expected to be 36 months Expected completion by July 2015
5. NAIROBI SOUTHERN BYPASSScope Of Works: Construction of dual carriageway with a length of 28.6 kilometres 12 kilometre slip roads 8.5 kilometre service roads An extra 8 kilometre service roads whose location shall be decided by the employer Three full interchanges at Bypass intersection with Mombasa, Langata and Ngong roads Fly-overs (partial interchanges) at Community, Thogoto and Dagoretti roads. Street lighting installation on the whole road
6. NON- MOTORIZED TRAFFIC FACILITIES Statistics have shown that over 47% of Nairobi Residents walk to and from work. Non-motorized traffic facilities have been integrated into the designs of all road projects. NMT facilities include: -Walkways -Cycle Tracks -Foot Bridges These also help to improve on road safety.
7. UPPER HILL ROADS Financed by Government of Kenya Implementation in two phases: -Phase 1: Currently under construction -Phase II: Currently under Design
7.1 UPPER HILL ROADS: Phase I Involves expansion of the existing roads by either dualling or widening of the lanes Financed by the Government of Kenya Contract Sum : Kshs Kshs.2,002,892,599.00 Commenced on 22nd May 2012 Expected Completion: 22nd May 2014
7.2 UPPER HILL ROADS: Phase I The roads to be dualled are: -Part of Hospital Road -Elgon Road -Kilimanjaro road -Upper Hill road -Bunyala road
8. OTHER ONGOING ROAD PROJECTSNO. PROJECT FUNDING START DATE COMPLETION DATE1 Upgrading of Eastleigh GoK 13th March, 24th May 2013 Roads 2012.2 Rehabilitation of South C GoK 4th Dec, 2012 2nd Dec, 2013 Roads3 Upgrading of Syokimau – GoK 4th Dec, 2012 4th Dec, 2013 Katani Road4 Upgrading of Kasarani- GoK 19th Feb, 2012 20th Oct, 2013 Mwiki-Githurai Link Road (Phase I)
8. OTHER ONGOING ROAD PROJECTS The project for the improvement of Eastliegh roads cover the following roads with a total of 2.1km: -2nd Avenue Eastleigh -15th Street and adjoining streets. 2nd Avenue Eastleigh and 15th Street link Juja Road to 1st Avenue Eastleigh.
8. OTHER ONGOING ROAD PROJECTS The scope of works include: -Drainage Works -Construction of Footpaths -Construction of Bus-bays -Reconstruction of the carriageway -Junction Repairs -Road furniture The project commenced on 13th March, 2012 and is expected to be completed by 24th May 2013
1. PHASE II: ADAMS ARCADE – KAREN –NGONG - BOMAS Negotiations ongoing for Funding by Chinese Government Upgrading 30km to Dual Carriage standards Estimated cost Kshs 15 Billion Separate Grade intersections at Dagoretti corner, Junction with Southern Bypass and Karen Shopping Centre
2. PHASE II: ADAMS ARCADE – KAREN –NGONG – BOMAS (Cont’d) Dualling to four (4) Lanes Provision of service roads Provision for Walkways and cycle tracks Footbridges at selected points Detailed Engineering designs will be completed by end of August 2012 Expected to commence in early 2013 with a contract period of 36 Months Expected completion by early 2016
3. Dualling of Outer Ring Road Financing Agreement signed with African development Bank for Kshs 3.5 Billion Estimated cost Kshs 6.0 Billion Negotiations ongoing for additional funding Detailed Engineering designs completed Expected to commence in early 2013 with a contract period of 36 Months
4. EU Funded Missing Link Roads Financing Agreement signed with European Delegation to Kenya Estimated cost Kshs 3.5 Billion (€ 32.5 Million) Total of 13.6km of Missing Link Roads and 11.7 km of Non- motorized Traffic facilities Detailed Engineering designs completed Expected to commence in January 2013 with a contract period of 36 Months Expected Completion by January 2015
3. EU Funded Missing Link RoadsMISSING LINK NAME LENGTH (KM)No Missing Link RoadsM-1 Accra Road to Ngara Road 0.7M-5 (Muratina St) General Waruingi St to Juja Road 3.0M-10 Likoni Road Extension): Enterprise Road to Mombasa 1.8M-15a Ring Road Parkland (Westlands Roundabout – Limuru 4.0 Road)M-15b Ring Road Parkland Extension: (Limuru Road to 1.6 Thika road)M-16 Quarry Road Extension: (Ladhies Road to Quarry 2.5 Road) Total 13.6km
3. EU Funded Missing Link Roads MISSING LINK NAME LENGTH (KM) No Non- Motorized Transport Routes MISSING LINK NAME LENGTH (KM) No NMT-16 Footpaths and cycle tracks on Jogoo Road 4.0 NMT-17 Footpaths and cycle tracks on Lusaka Road 5.2 NMT-18 Footpaths and cycle tracks on Rabai Road 2.5 Total 11.7km
5. Nairobi Urban Transport Improvement ProjectFinancing Agreement signed with the World BankComprised of Six Components: -JKIA – Museum Hill - Rironi Road -Bus Rapid Transit for Nairobi BRT (Consultancy) -Traffic Management Systems for Nairobi -Mombasa Urban Transport Master Plan -Light Rail transit for Nairobi -Capacity Building Component
5. Nairobi Urban Transport Improvement ProjectBRT Corridors -Haile Selassie – Ring Road Pumwani Junction -Ring Road Ngara -Juja Road -Komarock Road to junction with Kangundo road -Outering Road from Kangundo Road Junction to -Komarock Road Junction
6. GREATER EASTERN BYPASS - To connect Mombasa Road (A109) at Lukenya Hills to Garissa Road (A2) at Kilimambogo. - Detailed engineering designs are ongoing.7. GREATER SOUTHERN BYPASS - To connect Mombasa Road (A109) at Athi River to Narok Road (B3) at Suswa. - Currently at planning Stage.
PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
1. Funding Models for Road Infrastructure Entire Government funding Entire Private sector funding (PPP) Joint funding by both Government and Private sector.
2. OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRIVATE SECTORPARTICIPATION Road maintenance New Road development Public Transport (Bus Rapid Transit Systems - BRT) Toll Roads construction Toll Bridge construction
WAY FORWARD 1. Enhance investment in Road infrastructure 2. Proper maintenance of existing roads 3. Promote Safety in our roads 4. Encourage private sector participation in Infrastructure financing and development 5. Improve Public Transport 6. Enhance good governance in Management of Roads. 7. Protection of Road Reserves 8. Proper coordination with other agencies with regard to demarcation and protection of road corridors