WORKS

Works Department


Works department is the department that does District Engineering works in roads and engineering construction, buildings construction and mechanical works. It is headed by Eng.Wakatama Stephen

Departmental goal: To have a well-developed and maintained infrastructure in the district.

Objectives: To improve the condition of the district road network from the current 50% in fair condition to 90%   

Strategies

  •    Maintain the road equipment in sound condition to enable the district maintain its road network.
  •   To implement government policy of using force account for mechanized routine road maintenance works and direct labour for based routine maintenance works.
  • Lobby central government to take over highly trafficked district roads to the national roads network and in turn, upgrade deserving community roads to district roads status.

Interventions

  •   Labour based routine maintenance of district roads using direct labour  - 221kms
  • Mechanized routine maintenance using district road equipment
  • Carryout periodic maintenance of district roads
  •   Construction and repair of key bridges
  • Continue lobbying for rehabilitation funds for district roads in poor condition