New tarmac roads under construction to improve mobility in Huye

On 17 March 2021 at 09:19

Huye district is constructing 7.3-kilometer tarmac roads aimed at beautifying Huye town, improving trade and mobility.

The roads under construction include Ngoma - Isoko ry’Abisunganye covering 2.7 kilometers; Rango- Sahera covering 2.6 kilometers, ADEPR- Butare Catholic ( 0,8km) and Mukoni roundabout (0,2km) to be completed at a cost of Rwf5,3 billion.

Other roads covering 1 kilometer constructed in Karubanda will cost Rwf 500 million.

Drivers in Huye district who spoke to IGIHE expressed delight for the new roads expected to boost smartness and mobility in Huye town.

“We are very happy for new roads as we will move easily without mud and dust. Besides, it is adding up to the beauty of Huye town,” said Innocent Twagirayezu.

Maxime Uwamugira, a business man has revealed that clients have started increasing because the visibility of their trade centers increased.

“We have seen changes even though we are experiencing COVID-19 difficulties. New clients are coming with their cars to shop with us. They could not come to us before due to mucky roads. Even those who dared to come used to lament that they later went to car washes. We are optimistic that our business will flourish further after Coronavirus pandemic,” he underscored.

The mayor of Huye district, Sebutege Ange has said that new roads anticipate improved mobility and development.

“We expect these roads to enhance mobility in the town, fast track trade, promote business centers and improve settlement,” he explained.

Among others, Sebutege revealed that they will leave pedestrians’ sidewalks and install lights along these roads.