The Eastern Bypass together with the Northern Bypass will cost Sh8.5 billion. The government of Kenya is financing 15 per cent of the project (Sh1.2 billion) while the Chinese government is financing the remaining 85 per cent (Sh7.3 billion).
The project, scheduled for completion in three years, includes construction of flyovers, interchanges, standard pipe culverts and box culverts.
China has appointed China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) as the contractor for the bypass.
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