Road construction commissioned
Gichugu MP Gichimu Githinji launching the PI - Kiamutugu road in his turf this morning
Gichugu MP Gichimu Githinji has commissioned the long waited construction of the 53 kilometer road that will connect all the Five Wards in the area .
The first time Legislator said although the construction works had been delayed due to certain logistical issues which have since been resolved .
He told the Chinese Stecho contractors to ensure he worked closely with all those residents where the road passes through and create a harmonious relationship for the rapid implementation of the project .
The sh 2 billion project will take about three years to complete according to the site engineer Muchiri.
Gichugu MP Gichimu Githinji briefing the media moments before he launched a Sh 2 billion road project in his constituency and which will cover 53 kilometers of tarmac this morning
Muchiri said the works will also involve the construction of Nyamindi river bridge which is located on a ravine which is covered by continuous deep rocky terrain.
The engineer however said having had a similar assignment on the upper side of the constituency where the road connects Kithure market with Kibugu area in the neighboring Embu County his company has what it takes to complete the task in hand .
Locals at the launch hailed their leader for living to his pre – election campaign promise.
There were jubilations and ululations when the MP ignited one of the heavy machineries the contractor has delivered to the site in readiness for the commencement of the civil works.
Kitharani section of the PI -Kiamutugu roadin Gichugu Constituency whose constrution works was launched this morning by the area MP Gichimu Githinji
On the other hand the MP said once completed , the road will open up the highly agricultural productive area to the outside world.
“Our farmers whose fresh produced don’t get to the market on time and end up perishing due to the poor road infrastructure will no longer suffer the consequence again once the project is completed , “Githinji said .
The road starts at PI , past Njukiini forest, Mbiri market then to Kiamutugu town where it will connect with the Kianyaga – Kithure road which was constructed in a record 8 months by the same contractor .
It will then proceed to Mushagara , Karumandi market and head to Kamweti shopping Centre .
The other road to be tarmacked to cover the 65 km in the area is KTI- Kiamiciri, Ithareini , Gatunguru, Kiangombe , Kianguenyi within Kabare Ward while Kirigu- Kagongo – Kianyaga –Karumandi in Baragwe and Karumandi Wards is also factored.