The Kenya National Highways Authority-KeNHA has notified Kenyans of a plan to close fourteen roads on Sunday, November 27.
KeNHA through a notice dated Thursday, November 24, said that the outlined and mentioned roads will be closed to give a chance for the planned Technology Service Providers Association of Kenya-TESPOK Autism half marathon event.
The closure will begin at 1 am for 12 and half hours. On the other end, roads will be re-opened at 1:30 pm East African Time.
Uhuru Highway from Nyayo National Stadium to Chiromo as well as Raila Odinga Way, Upper Hill Links Road, and Kenyatta Avenue are among the roads affected.
Also, Other affected roads affected include Lusaka Road, Matumbato Road, Masaba Road, Koinange Street, Bunyala Road, Elgon Road, Lower Hill Road, University Way, Workshop Road, and Haile Selassie Avenue.
The TESPOK in collaboration with the KeNHA, Kenya Urban Roads Authority-KURA, and Nairobi County, pursuant to the Traffic Act Cap. 403 Section 71, wishes to inform the general public that there will be a temporary closure.
“The closure of the roads will take place on Sunday, November 27, starting 1 am to 1.31 pm EAT the closure is to pave the way for the TESPOK Autism Marathon to take place,” the statement reads.
As a result, the authority gave options to motorists in order to cooperate with the police force as diversions will be provided.
Unifying the process, Motorists are simply advised to follow the proposed traffic Management plan and cooperate with the Police and Traffic Marshals on site.
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“We strongly apologize for any inconvenience that may be caused as we endeavor to provide an efficient, safe, and reliable road network,” the statement added.
Four categories of Races include 21killometres for men and 10killometres for women, 5killometres for wheelchairs, and 2km for Autistic children & CEOs race will be showcased in the Nairobi Marathon.