KeNHA closes section of Mombasa Road for 8 days


• The closure commenced on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at midnight.

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The Kenya National Highways Authority has announced a temporary closure of a section of Mombasa Road (A8), specifically the Mombasa bound lanes at Lake Oil (Konza) Petrol Station.

KeNHA General Director Kungu Ndungu said the closed road section is 4km before Malili Town while heading to Mombasa.

The closure commenced on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at midnight.

Ndungu said the closure will run till Sunday, June 23, 2024, at 6:00 am.

"This is to allow for highway maintenance works at the section," the authority said.

He said one lane will be closed while the other will remain in operation.

During the closure of the Nairobi bound lane, the authority advised that motorists heading to Nairobi would use the diversion, as the Mombasa bound operates normally.

"During the closure of the Mombasa bound lane, motorists heading to Mombasa will be diverted to the Nairobi bound lane through the section, while the Nairobi bound traffic continues to use the diversion," KeNHA said.

All motorists are further advised to approach the affected section with caution.

KeNHA urged motorists to follow the traffic signs and guidance in place as directed by Police and Traffic Marshals on site.

" The Authority remains committed to ensuring seamless connectivity to facilitate safe passage for economic prosperity," KeNHA said.

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