KAMPALA – Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has announced a major re-organisation of traffic flow in the city as part of the implementation of the Kampala Flyover Project and the reconstruction of Namirembe-Luwum Street.
According to a press release issued on October 18, traffic flow along Ben Kiwanuka Street shall be one way towards Kyaggwe Road. All on-street parking shall be suspended along Ben Kiwanuka Street.
The section of Burton Street between Ben Kiwanuka Street and William Street shall be two-way.
“All on-street parking shall be suspended along Burton Street to allow smooth traffic flow. Buxton Road shall be one way towards Sikh Road for Vehicles exiting the city,” the KCCA press statement reads in part.
Sikh Road shall have two sections. The Sikh Road section between Buxton Road and Shoprite Junction shall be one way towards Shoprite junction. The other Sikh Road Section between Buxton Road and Market Street, shall be one way towards Market Street.
The section of Sebaana Kizito Road (Nakivubo Place Road) between Namirembe Road and Nakivubo Mews shall be two-way.
As a result, there will be reorganization of stages within the Old Taxi Park. All taxis plying Entebbe road shall be moved from Old Taxi Park to Usafi Park. The following stages shall be relocated to Usafi Park: Entebbe stage, Kajjansi Stage, Zana- Namasuba stage, Kasenyi stage, Ndeeba- Sembuule stage, Kibuye Queens way stage and Ndejje Stage.
Vehicles currently operating on the streets around the park will be moved to operate inside the park.
The following stages that have been operating along streets around Shoprite, Shell and Gapco fuel stations but ply Ggaba road shall move to the Old Taxi Park to replace those that have been relocated to Usafi Park: Kansanga Stage, Ggaba Stage, Muyenga Stage, Buziga stage, Makindye Nabisalu Stage via Nsambya, Salaama Nabisalu stage via Nsambya
“This reorganization and traffic flow changes are intended to improve flow of traffic during construction of the Flyover Project at clock tower,” the statement adds.