August 16, 2019
On August 16, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Uganda in Kampala, to provide grant aid of up to 2.548 billion yen for the Project for the Improvement of Traffic Control in Kampala City.
The objective of the Project is to ensure smooth and stable traffic flow in the capital city of Uganda, Kampala, through the construction of the Traffic Control Center with related equipment, and the improvement and signalization of intersections. It is expected that this project will contribute to the standard of living and the sustainable development of the Kampala metropolitan area and Uganda's economic growth.
For the detailed design of the project, JICA has already signed a grant agreement to provide grant aid of up to 93 million yen in February 2019.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Republic of Uganda|
|Project title||The Project for the Improvement of Traffic Control in Kampala City|
|Planned implementation period||51 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Kampala Capital City Authority|
|Target region, facilities||Kampala City|
|Specific project details (provisional)||(1) Facility construction/equipment procurement
[Facility] A Traffic Control Center and improvement and signalization of 30 intersections
[Equipment] Traffic Control Center equipment (traffic control consoles, signal control devices, servers, etc.), traffic lights (vehicle lamps, sidewalk lamps, image detectors, etc).
(2) Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) technical coaching (traffic control system and signal control system handling, analysis of information from detectors, verification of signal control’s constant setting methods, etc.)