In Summary
  • Kenya National Highway Authority said following heavy rains pounding the region, a culvert at Muhogo in Lunga Lunga Sub-County along the busy highway has been damaged.
  • KeNHA further said a contractor is already on site remedying the damage.
  • Lunga Lunga Deputy County Commissioner Josphat Biwott warned the situation may be worse at Ramisi bridge if the rain does not stop soon.

Motorists using the Likoni-Lunga Lunga Highway have been advised to exercise caution while driving.

The Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) said following heavy rains pounding the region, a culvert at Muhogo in Lunga Lunga Sub-County along the busy highway has been damaged.

"Heavy goods plying the highway have been rerouted to the Lunga Lunga-Kwale-Kombani road following the damage of the culvert," read a statement from the authority.

KeNHA further said a contractor is already on site remedying the damage.

Lunga Lunga Deputy County Commissioner Josphat Biwott had earlier reported Marenje bridge along the Lunga Lunga - Mombasa highway at TM market to be partly damaged resulting in traffic along the highway.

He advised motorists to find alternative routes as the area had been rendered impassable.

MARENJE BRIDGE DAMAGED

Heavy rains pounding the Coast region continue to disrupt transport and other activities in Kwale County.

Mr Biwott said police officers had been deployed to direct traffic flow at the scene.

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