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Several roads to be blocked tomorrow as President Museveni leads anti-corruption walk in city

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Traffic on Wednesday 4/12/2019 be diverted on various roads in the city centre as President Museveni leads the anti-corruption walk.

The President will lead the country in another anti-corruption walk to highlight the gains made in the fight against corruption but also announce new plans by government to fight the vice.

However, according to the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Police Commander, Norman Musinga, the walk that will start from Constitutional Square to Kololo will see a number of people participate but also traffic restricted.

`The main route for the walk will be Buganda Road (Constitutional Square), Square I Road, Lumumba Avenue, High Court Round About, Speke Road, Standard Chartered Round About, Nile Avenue, UBC Roundabout, Nakumatti (Garden City) Round About, Jinja Traffic Lights, Jinja Road, Wampewo Round About, Wampewo Avenue, up to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds,`Musinga said .

He said that traffic along Kampala road will be restricted from Bombo road at Kyaggwe road and Lugogo bypass whereas motorists heading to the city centre from Wandegeya will be diverted at Nakasero road; Lumumba avenue, George street to Kyaggwe road.

`VVIPs with stickers will park inside High Court and Grand Imperial Parking and will access through Kampala Road. The participants will be dropped off at City Square along Kampala Road and the vehicles will park at the designated parking areas which include City High School, UMI, Forest Mall Lugogo, Hotel Africana.`

`There will be restricted access to Nile Avenue; hence traffic will be diverted at Pilkington Road (UMEME), Speke Road at Post Office, Saidi Barrie at Parliamentary Avenue, Shimon Road at ABSA Bank.`

The traffic plan to be followed on Wednesday 4/12/2019 in full:

ROUTING:

The main route for the walk will be Buganda Road(Constitutional Square), Square I Road, Lumumba Avenue, High Court Round About,Speke Road, Standard Chartered Round About, Nile Avenue, UBC Roundabout,Nakumatti (Garden City) Round About, Jinja Traffic Lights, Jinja Road, WampewoRound About, Wampewo Avenue, up to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.

TRAFFIC GUIDELINES

1.Traffic along Kampala Road will be restricted from Bombo Road at Kyagwe Road and Lugogo Bypass.

2.VVIPs with stickers will park inside High Court and Grand Imperial Parking and will access through Kampala Road.

3.The participants will be dropped off at City Square along Kampala Road and thevehicles will park at the designated parking areas which include City HighSchool, UMI, Forest Mall Lugogo, Hotel Africana.

4.Motorists heading to the City Centre from Wandegeya will be diverted at Nakasero Road; Lumumba Avenue (French Embassy), George Street to Kyagwe Road.

5.There will be restricted access to Nile Avenue; hence traffic will be diverted at Pilkington Road (UMEME), Speke Road at Post Office, Saidi Barrie at Parliamentary Avenue, Shimon Road at ABSA Bank.

6.Traffic to the City Centre via Accacia Avenue will be diverted at FairwayTraffic Lights to Wandegeya.

7.Traffic along Yusuf Lule Road towards Jinja Road Traffic Lights and Garden City Roundabout will be diverted from Mulago Roundabout to Wandegeya.

8.Motorists heading to Jinja will be diverted at Nasser/Nkurumah/Entebbe Road Junction to Clock Tower, Mukwano Road to connect to Industrial Area.

9.Traffic to the City Centre via Mukwano Road will be diverted to Clock Tower.

10.Traffic to the City Centre along Jinja Road will be diverted to Industrial Areaat Fourth Street, Third Street, First Street and access the City Centre via 6thand 7th Streets to connect to Clock Tower.

11.There will be restricted access to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds at Lower Kololo Terrace,Upper Kololo Terrace, Elgon Terrace, Philip Drive, Prince Charles Drive, Impala Avenue and Upper Kololo/Wampewo Avenue Traffic Lights

12.All motorists from Eastern route will be diverted at Namboole (Northern Bypass), Kinawataka Road, Spear Motors, Nakawa Traffic lights and Lugogo Bypassto take different directions depending on where they are heading.

13.The participants are advised to leave behind their personal cars.

14.All motorcycles are not allowed to go beyond the cut off points.

15.Participants will be allowed to access both venues after going through the security

checkpoints.

14.The General Public is expected to comply with Traffic guidelines to avoid inconveniences.

 


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