Restrictions on Entebbe Road Ahead of Turkey, Korea Presidents’ Visit

Entebbe Road

Uganda Police have released the traffic flow guideline for Entebbe-Kampala Highway ahead of foreign presidents’ arrival in the capital city Kampala.

South Korean leader, malady Park Geun-hye arrives in Uganda this Saturday, May 28 while Turkey strongman Recep Tayyip Erdo?an jets in on May 31.

The leaders will be in Uganda on state visits primarily to boost bilateral and trade ties with their countries.

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The Director Traffic and Road Safety, AIGP Steven Kasiima revealed that Entebbe – Kampala highway will be very busy because of many visiting delegations in addition to passengers on local and international flights as well as the daily commuters.

Below is the guideline in full:

Entebbe –Kampala Highway

There will be traffic disruptions along Kampala – Entebbe highway from 28th May 2016 to 1st June 2016.

During this period when convoys of VIP’s are in motion, motorists will be required to leave the highway for a period of time ranging from one hour to two hours.

Motorists who use this highway regularly are advised to use the following alternative routes to avoid traffic disruptions during the days mentioned above;


Lweza/Seguku/ Bunamwaya/ Kitebi/ Wankulukuku/ Kabuusu/ Rubaga

Makindye/Busabala/Kigo Road/Kajjansi Airfield Road/Lutembe Junction

Zana/Nyanama /Ndeeba

Lutembe Junction/Kajjansi Airfield Road /Kigo Road/ Ndejje Road/Namasuba

Motorists heading to Entebbe International Airport should plan their journeys well in time to avoid inconveniences.

All Taxi stages, Special Hires, Boda Boda, Lorry stages and Road side markets are advised to relocate during this period

Movement of fuel tankers along this highway will be restricted to night time from 28th May – 30th May 2016 and will be escorted by Police. From 31st May to 1st June 2016, fuel tankers will not be allowed on this highway.

Trucks and lorries will not be allowed on this highway from 28th May 2016 to 1st June 2016

Parking of motor vehicles and motorcycles on pavements along Entebbe- Kampala highway is prohibited.

Abandoned vehicles will be towed away at owner’s costs and inconveniences.


Traffic movement will be disrupted along Kampala – Masaka highway on 30th May 2016. Fuel tankers and Trucks will not be allowed along this highway between 7 am and 2 pm.

All heavy goods vehicles and fuel tankers heading to Kampala from Masaka side will be parked at Lukaya from 7am to 2pm.

Trucks and fuel tankers will not be allowed to use Northern bypass on 30th May 2016.

Other motorists will be stopped when convoys are using this highway

Enforcement of these guidelines will be in accordance to the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998.


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