Entebbe express highway breathes life

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After waiting a couple of years, the Entebbe express highway has come into existance.

PIC: The Kajjansi toll bridge. The road road toll revenue will be used to service the loan that was acquired to construct the road. (Credit: Eddie Ssejoba)
 
INFRASTRUCTURE
 
ENTEBBE – Final tauches on Uganda’s Entebbe Expressway are underway.
 
After waiting a couple of years, the Entebbe express highway has come into existance. 
 

The launching of the Kampala- Entebbe expressway on Friday. (Credit: Edie Ssejoba)

Uganda’s first express highway will be launched Friday. The Kampala- Entebbe Express way is arguably the most beautiful piece of Uganda’s growing stock of infrastructure. 
 
It is also a major milestonein a win-winpartenership that the People’s Republic of China has built with the Government of Uganda.
 
The high-way was funded through loan contributions from the Government.
 

The work plan of the Entebbe expressway

Uganda secured a $350m (over sh1.2trillion) loan from Exim bank for the project and the Government contributed $126m(sh453b). 
 
The project that has stretched for over five years has also created employment opportunities for over 1500 Ugandans. 
 

 One of the routes of the expressway.(File photo)

 
Find details on the story in the Friday Newvision news paper.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

NewVision.co.ug

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