Vision of the Department

An excellent provider of reliable, sustainable, cost-effective infrastructure and clean energy

Mission of the Department

To provide efficient and reliable infrastructure, and clean energy through construction, modernization, rehabilitation and effective management for sustainable socio-economic development

Departmental Overview

An effective transportation network is essential for the improvement of county’s economy. Transport plays a great role in all key sectors of the economy through the flow of goods and human capital, it also links urban areas spurring urbanization. Unfortunately, the transport network is highly inadequate for the county’s mobility needs and competitiveness.

The priority for infrastructure sector was design, survey and construction of road infrastructure with a view of increasing the total network especially to inaccessible areas.

Since the inception of devolution, all-weather road network has increased from 1,148.2 to 1,496.2 Km representing 30% increase, of this 44 Km of road network was tarmacked, 178 Km is under construction to bitumen standards and expected to be completed by 2020 while 125.31 Km was graveled to motorable status.

The county government has also managed to construct four new bridges and open up 258.4 Km of new road network increasing the total road network from 1,579.4 to 2,060.64 Km.

These newly opened roads include access roads linking the Rimoi national reserve to the main road, athletic lanes for sports training and roads linking the Kerio valley (irrigation schemes) to the highlands and other agricultural markets.

Latest News

Acquire technical skills to beat unemployment

2018-07-18
Acquire technical skills to beat unemployment

A section of the students from Chepkorio Vocational Training Centre during the graduation ceremony. With ...

Government cautions residents against escarpment cultivation

2018-07-18
Government cautions residents against escarpment cultivation

From left: Soy South MCA Jonah Tanui, Reverend Jackson Kosgey, CEC Abraham Barsosio, Keiyo South Assistant C...

Mentors share life skills with students

2018-07-18
Mentors share life skills with students

Governor Alex Tolgos and Singore Girls Principal Rose Koech greet students when they arrived at the Singore ...

County distributes dairy cows worth Ksh 13 million

2018-07-12
County distributes dairy cows worth Ksh 13 million

One of the heifers distributed by the County to farmers at Moiben Kuserwo ward, Marakwet West Elgeyo Mara...

Farmers benefit from County subsidy

2018-07-10
Farmers benefit from County subsidy

Deputy Governor Wisley Rotich distributes tea seedlings in Moiben Kuserwo Ward. Farmers in Elgeyo Marakwe...

County threatens to shut down bars over non-compliance

2018-06-29
County threatens to shut down bars over non-compliance

An assortment of wines and spirits drinks confiscated from a drinking joint during a past crackdown ...

Embrace Soil Conservation: Governor Tolgos Urges Residents

2018-06-29
Embrace Soil Conservation: Governor Tolgos Urges Residents

Governor Tolgos at Teimuge's demonstration farm in Kapsoo, Soy North Ward Farmers living along the escarp...

Farmers asked to venture into macadamia farming

2018-06-29
Farmers asked to venture into macadamia farming

Slovak Ambassador to Kenya Mr Frantisek Dlhopolcek, Governot Alex Tolgos and TenSenses CEO Mr Francis Omondi...

Dam will transform lives, residents told

2018-06-28
Dam will transform lives, residents told

Governor Alex Tolgos addresses residents of Kipsaiya in Marakwet West Subcounty Residents of Kipsaiya in ...

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2,400m

Above Sea Level

369,998

Population

4

Sub-Counties

20

Wards

3,050

Square Kilomiters

3

Ecological Zones

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