The road upgrades include provision of 4 lanes dual carriageway (A8) separated by a median/crush barrier hence reducing likelihood of head-on collision of vehicles

Other proposed measures such as major and minor junction improvements, enhancement of road surface (A8 South), improved geometrics as well provision of adequate lighting, trains, vehicles, cattle, wildlife and pedestrian overpass and underpass crossings will help in reducing number of accidents


Improved highway condition will lead to considerable time savings for travelling and freight shipping


Road upgrades and maintenance activities provide local employment opportunities to skilled as well as unskilled manpower


Enhanced tourism experience: reliable and convenient transport infrastructure for any domestic and foreign tourists, which would, in turn, give boost to the tourism industry in general

Improved connectivity to Rift Valley and Western Kenya Regions which give boost to freight shipping and trade