Kabale District launches Construction works for the 5km Rwene-Kabahesi -Nyaconga Road

Kabale District launches Construction works for the 5km Rwene-Kabahesi -Nyaconga Road

By Alex Byakatonda


Communications officer-Kabale.


Kabale District leaders have today launched rehabilitation works for the Rwene-Kabahesi -Nyaconga Road, as a way of improving accessibility and transport for agricultural products from Buhara Sub cunty to market places.

The 5.0-kilometer road, which connects Buhara Sub county to Kamunguzi Sub county along the Kabale-Katuna road, is expected to cost 618,975,140=(Six Hundred Eighteen million, Nine hundred and Seventy Five thousand one hundred and forty shillings). The funds for the construction of the road were lobbied by the Kabale District Woman Mp, Catheline Atwakiire Ndamira, together with the Ndorwa East Mp, Wilfred Niwagaba, from the Ministry of Works and Transport.

Speaking during the function to handover the road to the contractor at Rwene Catholic Church, in Buhara Sub county, the Kabale District Engineer, Eng Januario Turinawe Bagamuhundo, highlighted that the scope of work for the road, includes, clearing, grubbing and removal of topsoil, removal and grubbing of large trees and tree stumps, removal of existing structures, excavations, fill and improve on subgrade layers, roadbed preparations and compaction of material, and natural gravel for wearing course and unpaved shoulders.

Eng Musa Mwine, from the Minister of Works and Transport, who is also the project supervisor, noted that the construction works will be undertaken by M/S Springer Engineering Ltd, adding that the project was awarded to the contractor after doing due diligence and realizing that the company would do a good work.

The Secretary for Administration planning Works and Technical services, Bridget Asinga Tumwesigye, who represented the District Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, commended the Members of Parliament for lobbying the funds to work on the road, which she said will act as alternative, route to market places like Katuna market and the neighboring areas.


Alex Akampurira, the Political Assistant to Hon Catheline Ndamira, reechoed the legislator’s commitment to continue lobbying for her electorate and ensure equitable service delivery, as well as improve on their household incomes.

The Deputy Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Ronald Bakak, who presided over the launch and handover of the road project, warned the contractor against deviating from the bills of quantities and also implored them to respect the timeline for the project. He also asserted that the road project does include compensation of the project affected persons.

Bakak implored the locals to supervise the works to ensure that quality work is executed.


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