The Kenya National Highways Authority has announced the closure of a section on Thika-Garissa Road.

The road will be closed to pave way for the construction of a box culvert at Kathuluni River (Kwa Majini) in Machakos County.

“Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), in pursuant to the Traffic Act Cap. 403 Section 71, wishes to notify the general public that a section of Thika - Garissa (A3) Road will be closed due to the ongoing construction of a Box Culvert at (KM 56+000) Kathuluni river (Kwa Majini),” KeNHA said.

According to KeNHA, the work will cause the closure of the main road from Wednesday to April 5, 2022.

“These works will result in the closure of the main road for the entire period of construction from Wednesday January 19, 2022 to Tuesday April 5, 2022,” the notice read.

The authority has advised motorists plying that route to use the diversion provided, exercise caution during the period, follow the traffic management plan and heed instructions given by traffic marshals.

“Motorists will use the diversion provided and are requested to exercise caution around the work areas, follow the traffic management plan, and the directions given by the traffic marshals,” KeNHA said.