The Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) has awarded a sh86bn (approximately $42m) contract to Spencon and Dott Services for rehabilitation of the Busega-Muduma-Mityana road.

Spencon will undertake work on the stretch from Busega to Muduma for a contract valued at sh49.4bn.

Dott Services will undertake the Muduma-Mityana stretch work for a contract of sh37.9bn.

The total work involves widening the road by 6m to 7m making the road 11m wide, work on the drainage system and other renovations along the road.

The project is expected to be complete in 18 months.