Kenya has 63,575 kilometres of classified and 114,225 kilometres of unclassified roads. However, only 16,902 kilometres of these roads are paved. As a result, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure need to work hand in hand with road construction companies to build unpaved roads.
The Kenya Roads Board released Ksh 41.9 billion for the half-year 2020/2021 to maintain various roads. As a result, some road construction companies in Kenya have signed contracts to start the projects. However, it is crucial to work with a trustworthy company to ensure the roads are professionally built and finished on time.
Top 10 Road Construction Companies in Kenya
|Road Construction Company||Projects||Contact||Location|
|Intex Construction||Construction of Loruk Barpelo Road section
Repair & Resealing of Thika-Ngoliba-Turn Off to Kitui Road
+254 700 282828/ +254 20 3743838
|H Young & Co. (E.A)||Rehabilitation & upgrading of first Avenue Eastleigh & General Waruinge email@example.com
+254 20 6688000
|Industrial Area, Nairobi|
|Interways Works Limited Construction||Thika road maintenance
Upperhill-Mbagathi link roads
|Kippro Center, Nairobi|
|Frontier Engineering||Emergency maintenance of Lokichar-Amosing road
Construction of Mandera town roads to bitumen standard
|+254 731 779808/ +254 714 717198||Kenindia House, Nairobi
|Associated Construction Co. Limited||Emergency maintenance of Kisumu-Kakamega road
Reconstruction of the road linking Githurai 44 to Githurai 45 and construction of access to Thika Greens
+254 733 271272
|65 Thigiri Ridge Rd, Nairobi
|IOTA Engineering & Construction Ltdfirstname.lastname@example.org
+254 733 242871
|Enterprise Rd, Nairobi|
|China Wu Yi Limited||Construction of Thika Highway
Modernization of Jomo Kenyatta Airport
|Norken International Limited||Design of Kiambu-Ngewa-Kibichoi road
Design of Malindi-Lungalunga-Mtwapa-Kazdengo A7 road
+254 20 2248762/ 2249067
|Westpark, Mpesi Lane, Westlands, Nairobi|
|Dittman Construction Company||Sugoi footbridge
053-2062432/ 0733 383838
|Sivad Construction Limited||Gatundu-Githaruru-Marao road
Silanga road and Silanga close
Rehabilitation of selected roads in South C, Nairobi
|Mombasa Rd, Nairobi|
List of the Best Road Construction Companies in Kenya
1. Intex Road Construction Company
Intex Construction is a leading company with 100 years of civil engineering in East Africa. In Kenya, the road construction company has constructed more than 1,000 km of completed roads.
The company focuses on upgrading existing roads to Bitumen standards and construction of new ones. Besides, the road construction company rehabilitates asphalt roads and designs sewerage systems. Some of its major clients in Kenya are KeNHA and Kenya Rural Roads Authority.
2. H Young & Co. (E.A)
H Young is one of the international construction companies in Kenya. It specializes in road & infrastructure and civil engineering works. Also, the company provides structural steelworks and electro-mechanical installations.
The Kenya Urban Roads Authority contracted the company to rehabilitate and upgrade the First Avenue Eastleigh & General Waruinge Street. The road construction company completed the project in December 2014.
3. Interways Works Limited
It is a company that deals with road construction, water projects, sewerage system projects, and general civil works. The road construction company has done several projects such as Thika Road maintenance and Upperhill-Mbagathi links roads.
Interways has worked with KeNHA and Kenya Urban Roads Authority because it is among the registered construction companies in Kenya. Lastly, the company’s headquarter is in Westlands Nairobi.
4. Frontier Engineering
Frontier Engineering is a road construction companies in Kenya with more than 25 years in the civil engineering field. The road construction company has offices in Nairobi, Marsabit, Mandera, Moyale, and Takaba.
Frontier Engineering has ongoing road construction projects in Kenya such as the building of Mandera Town Roads to Bitumen Standards. Besides, it is building the Garissa sewerage Phase II. In 2018, the Kenya Ports Authority invited the company to rehabilitate Runway at Lokichoggio Airport.
5. Associated Construction Co. Limited
The company was birthed in 1976 with expertise in highways, bridges, railways, and marine civil work construction. Currently, the road construction company owns 250 pieces of machinery and over 1,000 qualified employees with construction and heavy machine driving skills.
The company constructed access roads and drainage works along Thika –Mangu Road (Albizzia Down Development). Also, it reconstructed the road linking Githurai 44 to Githurai 45 and built access to Thika Greens. Lastly, ACCKL did an emergency construction of Kisumu-Kakamega road.
6. IOTA Engineering & Road Construction Company Ltd
It is a road construction and associated civil works company in Nairobi. Besides, the company leases a wide range of construction equipment. You can get track excavators, piling rigs, compactors, and compressors. Whether you have a small or large scale activity, the company has a lease agreement that suits you.
If you want bulk earthwork services, IOTA has equipment and skills to deliver as required. Whether it a highway, skyscraper, or residential building project, the road construction company has got you. Besides, it has cartage options to transport excess excavated material and dirt from or to the site.
7. China Wu Yi Limited
China Wu Yi Ltd is one of the Chinese road construction companies in Kenya. It carries international projects across the globe as overseas of Fujian Construction Engineering Group Company.
In Kenya, the road construction company built the Thika Superhighway in 2012. Also, in 2006, the company modernized the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
8. Norken International Limited
It is a company specializing in engineering, project, and environment management. Also, it is ISO certified and has completed some award-winning projects in Kenya. It has worked with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and KeNHA.
The road construction company designed the Malindi-Lungalunga-Mtwapa-Kazdengo A7 Road. Besides, it came up with the Kiambu-Ngewa-Kibicho road. Lastly, the company did Environmental Impact supervision of St. Mary’s-Nyakahura-Gitugu road during its upgrading to bitumen standard.
9. Dittman Road Construction Company
Dittman is a Kenyan owned company. It is registered to provide construction services of roads, bridges, and general civil engineering works. The road construction company works for the government, NGOs, private investors, parastatals, and councils.
Dittman Company constructed the Sugoi footbridge, Kitale-Sibanga road, and Tapsagoi-Moror-Ngenyilel Road. You can visit its offices in Eldoret or Nairobi.
10. Sivad Road Construction Company Ltd
It is led by Davies Kimani, one of the registered constructors in Kenya. The company deals with buildings, roads, and water and sewerage projects across the country. In 2015, the company constructed the Uhuru Estate roads.
The road construction company also worked on the Makutano-Kithimani Road, Lot 9, that connects Mwala and Yatta sub-counties. Also, Sivad Construction Ltd rehabilitated some selected roads in South C, Nairobi.