H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni today commissioned Jinja – Kamuli Road which was constructed by Dott Services Limited. Speaker Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Dott Services Limited officials and those of UNRA joined the president in commissioning the Jinja -Kamuli Road today.
Jinja–Kamuli–Mbulamuti Road is a road in Eastern Uganda, connecting the towns of Jinja in Jinja District to Kamuli in Kamuli District. A spur of the road extends from Kamuli to Mbulamuti on the shores of the Victoria Nile.
The road starts in Jinja, the largest town in Busoga sub-region. The road travels in a general northward direction through Buwenge, Nawanyago and Naminage, to end at Kamuli, approximately 69 kilometres (43 mi) north of Jinja. A spur, measuring approximately 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) extends southwest from Kamuli to Mbulamuti, on the eastern shores of the Victoria Nile.
The coordinates of the road at Buwenge are:0°39’16.0″N, 33°10’01.0″E (Latitude:0.654448; Longitude:33.166942.
This road has been undergoing upgrade to bitumen surface, with shoulders, drainage channels and culverts.
The construction works of the 58 kilometer road is believed to have cost shillings 48 billion. The construction involved the expansion of the road because it had been narrowed.
Dott Services has been recommended for the good job done and the president was delighted with the work.