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Mubende–Kakumiro–Kibaale–Kagadi Road

Mubende–Kakumiro–Kibaale–Kagadi Road
Route information
Length: 66.5 mi (107.0 km)
History: Designation in 2015
Expected completion TBD
Major junctions
South end: Mubende
North end: Kagadi

Mubende–Kakumiro–Kibaale–Kagadi Road is a road in Uganda's Central Region and Western Region, connecting the towns of Mubende in Mubende District to Kakumiro, Kibaale and Kagadi in Kibaale District.


  • Location 1
  • Upgrading to bitumen 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The road starts at Mubende, at the Kampala-Fort Portal highway, about 150 kilometres (93 mi) west of the Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[1] The road continues in a northerly direction to Kakumiro, about 33 kilometres (21 mi), north of Mubende.[2] From Kakumiro, the road turns westwards to Kibaale, and then northwestwards to Kagadi where in joins the Kyenjojo–Kabwoya Road, a distance of about 75 kilometres (47 mi) from Kakumiro.[3] The coordinates of the road near Kibaale are 0°46'14.0"N, 31°05'17.0"E (Latitude:0.770556; Longitude:31.088056).[4]

Upgrading to bitumen

As far back as 2010, the Uganda government began making plans to tarmac this road.[5] However, by May 2015, work on the road was yet to begin.[6] As at November 2014, bid evaluation was ongoing. The road works are fully funded by the government of Uganda.[7]

See also


  1. ^ GFC, . (13 August 2015). "Road Distance Between Kampala And Mubende With Map". (GFC). Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  2. ^ GFC, . (13 August 2015). "Map Showing Mubende And Kakumiro With Route Marker". (GFC). Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  3. ^ GFC, . (13 August 2015). "Road Distance Between Kakumiro And Kagadi With Map". (GFC). Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  4. ^  
  5. ^ Kasooha, Ismael (23 September 2010). "Government To Tarmac Mubende-Kakumiro Road".  
  6. ^ Mugerwa, Francis (4 May 2015). "Kagina Will Rid UNRA of Den of Thieves, says Museveni".  
  7. ^ Sunrise Reporter, . (4 November 2014). "UNRA To Begin Works On 16 Roads Next Year". Retrieved 13 August 2015. 

External links

  • Uganda National Road Authority Homepage
  • Upcoming UNRA Projects
  • Heavy Rains Worsen State of Mubende-Kagadi Road

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