One way to measure development of a place is by looking at the infrastructures the place possesses. Over the past fewer years Kenya has been investing in it infrastructures housing facilities, bridges and roads. From 2013, the government of Uhuru Kenyatta has carried out significant infrastructure projects that changed the appearance and eased the accessibility of the country.
Some of the infrastructural projects that has been made by Uhuru government are:
This one of the most recognizable projects carried out by the Uhuru Kenyatta government. The 27km expressway extends from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport(JKIA) to westlands areas. The expressway cost the gorvement almost Ksh88 billion and was opened for testing in May 2022. According, to the government the expressway was built to reduced traffic congestion in the city.
The Makupa bridge was constructed with an aim to connect the Mombasa island and the dry land portion of the city. The Makupa Bridge project intiative aims to improve the status of Mombasa city as well as lessen the sporadic commuter delays. By now the project is at 95% completion rate.
Standard Gauge Railway(SGR)
This project all the way from Nairobi city to Mombasa city. The SGR cost the Kenya government $3.6 billion and was the most expensive project during it time of launch.