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[PHOTOS] EAC launches 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road

It will enable the seamless flow of cargo from Mombasa port to join the Central Corridor at Singida.

In Summary

• Arusha Bypass forms part of the 15,000km East African Road Network and the Trans African Highway from Cape Town to Cairo through Gaborone.

• The road starts at Ngaramtoni  and crosses Dodoma road at Kisongo. 

President Uhuru Kenyatta joined other regional heads of state on Friday to launch the 42.4 kilometre East African Arusha Bypass road in Arusha town, Tanzania. 

President Uhuru Kenyatta joined regionala presidents including Sheikh Mohamud (Somalia), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda) Samia Suluhu (Tanzania) and Evariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi) during the launch of 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined regionala presidents including Sheikh Mohamud (Somalia), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda)  Samia Suluhu (Tanzania) and Evariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi) during the launch of 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
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The presidents who attended include Sheikh Mohamud (Somalia), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda) Samia Suluhu (Tanzania) and Evariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi).

Residents in Tanzania during the opening of the Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
Residents in Tanzania during the opening of the Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
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Arusha Bypass forms part of the 15,000km East African Road Network and the Trans African Highway from Cape Town to Cairo through Gaborone.

The road starts at Ngaramtoni  and crosses Dodoma road at Kisongo before ending at Usa River Township.

The launched 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
The launched 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
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The new by-pass road will relieve cargo pressure from the busy Moshi-Arusha road.

It will enable seamless flow of cargo from Mombasa port joining the Central Corridor at Singida.

The road will help to decongest Arusha Central Business District (CBD) helping to spur growth of the town that hosts the EAC headquarters.

Entertainers during the launch of 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
Entertainers during the launch of 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
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The road will help to decongest Arusha Central Business District (CBD) helping to promote growth in the town that hosts the EAC headquarters.

Entertainers during the launch of 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
Entertainers during the launch of 42.4 kilometer Arusha Bypass road on July 22 2022.
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