The new cable stayed bridge built at the source of the Nile in Jinja is finally complete and launched, amidst excitement among Ugandans. Launching the dam President Museveni underscored the fact that road transport carries about 90 per cent of Uganda’s goods and passenger traffic. "With the new improved bridge, with dual carriage way, it would significantly improve road safety in the country. ” he said.
Uganda is currently in advanced prep stages for the construction of the first 273 km of the planned 1,724km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). Construction of the Eastern route of the railway running from the border town of Malaba to Kampala will cost $2.3b. The railway will traverse the towns of Tororo, Butaleja, Namutumba, Luuka, Iganga, Mayuge, Jinja, Mukono, Wakiso and Kampala.The Infrastructure Magazine’s Jacob Okwii sat down Eng.