A Section of Mombasa Road & Nairobi Expressway Closed; Alternative Routes Offered

A three-hour closure of various Nairobi Expressway entrances and exits has been announced by Moja Expressway Company on Monday, December 12.

The corporation claimed the shutdown was in accordance with the presidential security routine ahead of the Jamhuri Day celebrations in a warning sent to media outlets.

As a result, from 10 am to 1 pm, all exits near Nyayo Stadium will be restricted.

“It is recommended for drivers traveling from Mlolongo to Westlands to take the Capital Centre exit or to get on the Expressway at Haile Selassie. Capital Centre’s entrance will continue to be locked.”

“It is recommended for drivers traveling from Westlands to Mlolongo to quit the Nairobi Expressway at the Haile Selassie exit or to join from Capital Center. The entrance of Haile Selassie will continue to be locked “Part of the announcement was read.

The corporation expressed their regret for any inconvenience brought on by the resulting traffic interruptions.

In addition, Mombasa Road will stay closed from the Nairobi West roundabout to the intersection with Bunyala Road after it passes the stadium.

Notably, access to the footbridge next to Nyayo Stadium is still prohibited. To increase security, both uniformed and plainclothes officers have been stationed nearby.

Contractors were repairing portions of the roadways leading to and from the sports complex on the evening of Sunday, December 11.

This year’s celebration will focus on technology, with the theme Connect, Innovate, and Inspire, according to President William Ruto.

The celebrations were preceded by a two-day high-level event at the Kenyatta International Convention Center showcasing several inventors (KICC).

Leading investors in the technology sector were among the high-profile guests Ruto assured would attend.

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