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Kampala–Hoima Road


The Kampala–Hoima Road is a road in the Central and Western regions of Uganda, connecting the cities of Kampala and Hoima A section of this road, between Namungoona and Busunju, is being developed into the Kampala–Busunju Expressway

Contents

  • 1 Location
  • 2 Overview
  • 3 Upgrade to tarmac
  • 4 See also
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Location

The road begins in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, running in a northwestern direction through six districts to end in Hoima, the headquarters of the country's nascent petrochemical industry, a distance of approximately 202 kilometres 126 mi

Overview

The highway is an all-weather tarmac single carriageway road It offers the most direct route from Kampala to the oil-rich Albertine region in the Western Region

Upgrade to tarmac

Before 2006, the road was gravel surfaced The government of Uganda contracted for the road to be upgraded to class II bitumen surface with shoulders, drainage channels, and culverts The upgrade lasted until 2009

See also

  • List of roads in Uganda

References

  1. ^ a b Infrastructure 5 June 2013 "Oil Sparks Roads Upgrade" Oilinugandacom Kampala Retrieved 20 February 2016 
  2. ^ Biake, Prisca 8 February 2016 "Nansana road ready in three weeks" The Observer Uganda Kampala Retrieved 27 February 2016 
  3. ^ Waiswa, Baz 25 March 2013 "Uganda: Hoima Town, Heart of the Oil Kingdom" East African Business Week Kampala Retrieved 20 February 2016 – via AllAfricacom 
  4. ^ GFC 20 February 2016 "Distance between Kampala Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda and Hoima, Western Region, Uganda" Globefeedcom GFC Retrieved 20 February 2016 
  5. ^ Kugonza, Peter 19 November 2015 "Hoima–Kampala Road Closed as River Kafu Floods" Uganda Radio Network Retrieved 20 February 2016 
  6. ^ Nasasira, John 16 January 2011 "Nasasira: Do not judge our performance basing on sorry Kampala roads" The Observer Kampala Retrieved 20 February 2016 

External links

  • Government Teams-up With World Bank To Build Over $15b Road Projects
  • UNRA paves 1200km roads; 5,000km for tarmacking by 2016

Coordinates: 00°55′29″N 31°45′26″E / 092472°N 3175722°E / 092472; 3175722



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