04-06-2020 by Freddie del Curatolo
After almost three months of stoppage due to the county lockdown and the pandemic emergency, work to resume in Malindi to reshape the urban roads.
Work that had been interrupted on the most beautiful, after the World Bank's successful funding for the waterfront section and the County's extraordinary maintenance from the roundabout to Casuarina.
In addition, wastewater drainage works in the center of the town had left some of the streets in worse condition than when they began, aggravated by the rains that had fallen over the past month.
Now the Equistar company in Mombasa, which is in charge of completing the work on the waterfront road, has returned to the site, also in the hope that in a few days the counties will be reopened outside, to transport other machinery and materials from the coastal region's capital.
"We will soon see major improvements in Malindi - said the Chief Engineer of the Municipality of Malindi, Nicodemus Kerongo - the contractor of the works on the waterfront road is on site, as well as the Kenya Urban Rural Authority that will repair the potholes of Casuarina Road, as well as the Kenya National Highway Authority will do in the near future with the main artery that is its responsibility".
The infrastructure works Malindi needs are many and some of them are part of another major project, the one supported by the British High Commissioner on behalf of the World Bank, called SUED (Sustainable Urban Economic Development), which has already had the green light and will soon see the reopening of construction sites for the redevelopment of the entire beach front of Shella, from the port and fish market to the pillar of Vasco Da Gama, the pedestrianisation of Tuva Road, which goes from the Roundabout to the road to Tsavo, where you would like to create a sort of bazaar-street, dedicated to tourists and residents' walks.
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