News & Impact

News & Impact

Launch of the National road Safety Week

Boda-Boda safety is at the center of this year’s National Road Safety Awareness Campaign. This year, the Ministry, in collaboration with road safety stakeholders has decided to raise awareness of Motorcycle safety under the theme “Together for boda-boda Safety”.   The decision to focus on creating awareness of the safety…

Rehabilitation of Bulindo-Nsasa-Namugongo Roads

Residents of Bulindo, Nsasa and Namugongo in Kira Municipality relieved as rehabilitation works for the 4.56 Km road that links them commences. The 4.56 Km stretch has been characterized by dust during the dry season and excess mad and gullies during the rainy season. The residents are therefore greatly relieved…

Improving Maritime Safety on Ugandan Waterways

The Multinational Lake Victoria Maritime Communication and Transport (MLVMCT) project identified maritime safety as one of the major challenges impeding the growth of the maritime industry within Uganda. Therefore, the Ministry of Works and Transport through the MLVMCT project is making moves to improve maritime safety within Ugandan Waterways through…

Launch of the Gavu-Nsagi Low Cost Road in Mukono District

The Honorable Minister of State for Works, Musa Ecweru commissioned the construction works for the 6km Low cost sealing of the Gavu-Nsagi road in Kasawo- Busia Mukono District. Low cost sealing is a technology that utilizes locally available materials and labour. The technology targets roads that typically carry less than…

The Road Map to Ensuring Safety on Ugandan Roads Launched

The Ministry of Works and Transport has launched a National Road Safety Action Plan. The five-year National Road Safety Action Plan has an overall plan of reducing road crash fatalities and injuries by 25% for the period between 2022 - 2026. The Action plan is a strategic document aligned with…

Kaazi Maritime Search and Rescue Site Handover

The Ministry of works and transport is commencing the construction works for the nine Search and Rescue (SAR) stations on Ugandan major lakes under the Multinational Lake Victoria Maritime Communication and Transport (MLVMCT) Project, including six (6 no.) on Lake Victoria, one (1 no.) on Lake Kyoga and two (2…