Kenha re­moves bumps on Thika Su­per­high­way to ease traf­fic

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics Ministry -

The Kenya Na­tional High­ways Author­ity on Satur­day be­gan re­mov­ing bumps to im­prove traf­fic flow and safety of pedes­tri­ans on the Thika Su­per­high­way.

This comes after Nairobi Gov­er­nor Mike Sonko pledged his com­mit­ment to re­move all the speed bumps and rum­ble strips on the Thika Su­per­high­way.

“We urge mo­torists and pedes­tri­ans to co­op­er­ate with traf­fic mar­shals along the main­te­nance sites to en­sure smooth traf­fic flow,” the Kenha state­ment said.

Kenha also be­gan pub­lic pro­cure­ment pro­ce­dures and al­lo­cat­ing re­sources to re­move bumps in Ruaka, Sur­vey and Witei­thie.

In Fe­bru­ary, High Court Judge Ge­orge Odunga gave the Nairobi City County and Min­istry of Trans­port 60 days to get rid of bumps and rum­ble strips close to the Kenya Brew­eries plant and the Sur­vey of Kenya of­fices. There is no need for the bumps as foot­bridges are avail­able, the judge said.

The or­der was is­sued fol­low­ing a case filed by Sonko in April 2015 chal­leng­ing Nairobi Gov­er­nor Evans Kidero’s move to re­struc­ture county ur­ban roads in a bid to ease traf­fic.

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Works ongoing on Thika Su­per­high­way

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