The Department of Infrastructure comprises Roads and Transport, additionally to Public Works and Disaster Management. Nakuru County being one of the biggest Kenya counties in terms of area as well as population. This signifies that the department of Infrastructure has a huge responsibility of providing services such passable roads, functional storm water drainage as well as rapid response to disasters among others against a backdrop of scarce resources.
Nakuru County has a total of 9, 654.10 Km of roads. These roads are classified into class A (International Trunk), B (National Trunk), C (Primary), D (Secondary), E (Minor), SPR (Special Purpose), U (Unclassified).
Agriculture being the lifeline of the people in almost all Nakuru’s sub-counties, enhanced connectivity through the provision of adequate roads by the County Government of Nakuru cannot be gainsaid.
Imarisha Barabara Program
This program is different and first of its kind as it aims for long term solution as opposed to short-term renovation whereby roads degenerate after three months.
The leading department in delivery of safe, integrated and sustainable transport and public infrastructure
To provide a safely designed, efficient, cost effective transport system, develop public infrastructure and rapid response to disaster.
- Storm water management in built-up areas
- County Roads
- Street lighting
- Traffic and parking
- Public Roads Transport
- Mechanical and Transport Equipment
- Public Works
- Firefighting and disaster management
- Licensing of County Transport
- Construction of footbridges
- Management of donor funded infrastructural projects
- Designing, documentation, contract and post-contract management of county infrastructural projects.
- Maintenance of public buildings and other infrastructural projects
- To improve roads and infrastructure
- To enhance transport system
- To improve street lighting
- To enhance storm water management
- To improve firefighting and disaster management