Entebbe Expressway to be Fully Completed by End of 2017 – UNRA

The Kampala – Entebbe Expressway project is nearing completion with physical works hitting 75 percent progress as of February 2017.

“This is especially for areas where the contractor has good space to work. We still have a few compensation delays around ‘Abaita Ababiri’ section which we are trying to expedite and ensure works are not delayed, store ” Allan Ssempebwa Kyobe, the Manager Media Relations at the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) told ChimpReports.

The highway project comprises a four-lane thirty seven kilometer express dual carriage and a thirteen kilometer spur connection to Munyonyo from Lweza.


It was started in 2012, funded jointly by the Government of Uganda, a soft loan from the EXIM bank of China totaling to US$470 million and according to Ssempebwa all works will be 100 percent complete by the end of 2017.

The project is part of the measures to decongest the Kampala Central Business District and enhance trade movement through, within and out of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area.



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