Transport

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Tarmacking and reconstructing the roads we have indicated on many occasions. Districts will be given road units to work on their feeder and community roads.

Road Transport:

  • Complete upgrading from gravel to tarmac the following new roads;; Gayaza – Zirobwe – Wobulenzi, Matugga – Semuto – Kapeeka, Kabale – Kisoro – Bunagana/ Kyanika, Fort Portal – Bundibugyo – Lamia.
  • Complete the reconstruction/ rehabilitation of the following roads;; Kampala - Masaka – Mbarara - Katuna, Busega – Mityana, Tororo – Mbale – Soroti, Lira – Kamdini – Gulu, Mukono – Jinja, Mukono – Kayunga - Njeru, Jinja – Kamuli-Mbulamuti, Kafu – Karuma road, Kampala-Kalerwe (Dualing), Kalerwe-Gayaza.
  • Upgrade from gravel to tarmac the following new roads;; Mbarara – Kikagati, Gulu – Atiak – Bibia (Sudan border), Vurra – Arua – Koboko – Oraba, Nyakahita – Ibanda Kamwenge – Fort Portal, Mukono – Kyetume - Katosi/ Kisoga – Nyenga, Jinja - Buwenda –Mbulamuti – Kamuli, Ntungamo – Kakitumba - Mirama Hills / Ishaka – Kagamba, Rukungiri-Kihihi – Ishasha/Kanungu, Moroto – Nakapiripirit, Kapchorwa Suam, Mpigi – Kabulasoke – Maddu – Sembabule, Hoima – Kaiso – Tonya, Atiak Moyo – Afoji, Namutumba – Butaleja - Lwangoli, Namutumba – Bulange – Bugiri- Muterere, Mayuge –Mbale – Nakivumbi – Bugiri – Namayingo – Lugala, Ivunamba - Wakitaka – Bugembe – Kakira, Magamaga - Namasiga - Bugobya - Muguluka, Bugobya - Busiro - Klyunga.

Construction of the 4 lanes Kampala – Entebbe Express highway with a spur to Munyonyo. Complete the design and commence works for capacity improvement multiple lanes of the following roads;; Kampala Northern Bypass, Kampala – Jinja, Kibuye – Mpigi. Commence upgrading from gravel to tarmac of the following roads;; Rwenkunye – Apac – Lira – Kitgum – Musingo, Olwiyo- Gulu- Kitgum, Muyembe-Nakapiripit and Moroto- Kotido, Soroti- Katakwi- Moroto- Lokitanyala, Masaka- Bukakata, Villa Maria – Sembabule, Kyenjojo- Hoima-Masindi-Kigumba, Musita – Lumino – Busia/ Majanji, Tirinyi - Pallisa – Kumi/Pallisa – Mbale, Mbale –Bubulo –Magale/Lwakhakha and Bududa circula road;; Namagumba- Budadiri- Nalugugu;; Kamuli- Bukungu;; Hoima - Wanseko;; Katine-Kalaki-Lwala-Kaberamaido-Ocero;; Kayunga – Galiraya;; Namalu-Nabilatuk-Lokapel;; Luwero-Kiwoko-Butalangu;; Nebbi-Golli;; Ocoko-Inde;; Luwero-Zirobwe;; Mityana-Kanoni;; Kyegegwa-Kazo.

In addition, the following roads will be designed for tarmaking;; Ibanda-Kabujogera- Masyoro-Rwenzaza/Kyambura;; Rakai-Isingiro;; Kanungu-Nyakishenyi;; Kanungu- Kambuga;; Kamwenge Kitagwenda-Ibanda/Masyoro;; Kamwenge-Dura-Rwimi;; Atiak Kitgum;; Pajule-Pader;; Kitgum-Koputh;; Kotido-Kaabong;; Angatun-Lokapel;; Iganga- Kiyunga-Buwenge-Kamuli;; Tororo-Nagongera-Butaleja;; Tororo-Buteba- Busia;; Bududa-Bulucheke;; Customs-Tororo;; Kashozi-Buremba-Kariro;; Bwizibwera- Kabwohe Kibingo;; Kashwa-Kashongi-Ruhumba;; Masindi-Buliisa;; Kibaale-Mubende;; Buloba-Mpigi;; Kapeeka-Ngoma-Masindi;; Soroti-Serere;; Kamengo-Buvumbo landing site;; Muduuma-Mpigi.

Construct the following bridges: 2nd Nile bridge at Jinja;; Aswa bridge on Gulu – Kitgum road;; Bulyamusenyu bridge connecting Nakaseke to Masindi District;; Awoja bridge along Mbale – Soroti road;; Muzizi bridge connecting Kibale to Kyenjojo district;; Apak bridge in Lira district;; Nyamugasane bridge in Kasese district;; Napienanya, Nabilatuk and Lolachat bridges;; Kyakamutaire-Kabale bridge across River Mayanja;; Kanyamateke bridge in Kisoro district;; Alala bridge in Nebbi district;; A bridge connecting Kobwin in Ngora district to Pallisa district;; Siiti bridge connecting Bukwo and Kween;; A bridge on R. Semliki connecting to DRC;; Nsongya bridge in Kabarole district;; Anyara-Orungo bridge connecting Kaberamaido and Amuria District;; Abalang Bridge that connects Kaberamaido to Dokolo District.

Use direct labour (force account) to maintain the murram roads. All districts will receive Road Units Carryout routine maintenance on the 10,000km using labour-based contractors. Take over roads in Kampala and reconstruct all the tarmac roads that are in a sorry state and construct and maintain new ones. Reconstruct and build new roads in all municipalities. Improve all roads leading to all tourists centres. Railway Transport: 185. Rehabilitate the railway network from Malaba to Kasese, Tororo to Packwach and Work with our neighbours, to extend the railway link to Congo, Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi by railway. The Southern railway route to the seaports in Tanzania will be prioritised.

Water Transport:

Provide a ship and ferries on Lake Kyoga, River Nile and improve transport on Lake Victoria to enhance trade with Kenya and Tanzania. Upgrade Port Bell and Jinja ports.

Air Transport:

Improve Entebbe International Airport through;; Construction of a new Cargo Terminal, Expansion of the existing Cargo Terminal, Construction of a Fuel Farm and Ferry Port, Construction of Aircraft Maintenance Hangers. Tarmac and upgrade Kasese, Gulu and Arua Airports to international standards. Develop Masindi, Pakuba, Nyakisharara, Jinja, Ntungamo Aerodromes.