Roads and Construction

Works department is the department that does District Engineering works in Roads and Engineering construction, Buildings construction and Mechanical works.

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%   


  • 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 labor 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.


  • Labor based routine maintenance of District roads using direct labor  – 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


Stephen WakatamaDistrict EngineerHeadquarter
Mugabi Puis KaturamuSenior Civil EngineerHeadquarter
Kamwaka Basoona NaomiSupervisor of WorksHeadquarter
Bassudde BrunoCivil Engineer – WaterHeadquarter
Mugenyi Joshua ManyirahoAssistant Engineering Officer (Civil)Headquarter / Town Council
Bright JuliusAssistant Engineering Officer (Civil)Town Council
Burolerro Happy JamesAssistant Engineering Officer (Civil)Town Council
Kyosimire Jude I.Assistant Engineering Officer (Civil)Town Council
Support staff6 Drivers, 5 Plant operators, 1 Plant attendant 3 Office support staffsHeadquarter

The District has a total of 221.6 kms of feeder roads network of which 35kms are gravel roads and the remaining 186.6 kms are earth roads.

Below is a summary of current condition of the district feeder roads Network:-

Total length25kms138.2kms48.4kms
%  of total network126523

And the total length of community access roads in the district is about 800kms, of which only about 20% is in fair condition and the remaining 80%  in poor condition.