The road will among other things, facilitate residents to reach Gatonde Hospital easily.
Movements along the road linking Gicuba and Janja would previously halt due to landslides that destroyed the road during rainy season in Gakenke district.
The 32,8 kilometer-roads will be expanded and compacted at a cost of Rwf 3.6 billion in the first phase.
The mayor of Gakenke district, Nzamwita Deogratias has said that the upgraded road will facilitate smooth transportation of agricultural produce to market and will patients will easily reach Gatonde Hospital.
Gakenke district is has been hit by disasters that would block movements and access to markets