Kigamboni Bridge is a 680-meter-long bridge in Tanzania that connects the Dar es Salaam central business district to the Kigamboni district across the Kurasini creek. Construction work began in February 2012 and completed in April 2016. The completion of the bridge has offered an alternative link to the new district of Kigamboni. Previously, the Kivukoni ferry provided a quick link between Dar es Salaam CBD and Kigamboni. The bridge have six lanes (three on each direction) and two pedestrians/cyclists lanes with width of 2.5 meters (one on each side). Construction of 2.5 km approach roads were completed with 1km on Kurasini side and 1.5km on Kigamboni side. The road joins the Mandela expressway through elevated free interchange to separate traffic approaching and leaving the junction.There is a toll plaza for controlling and charging of vehicles passing through the bridge. A total of 14 controlled lanes are going to be in this area (seven for each of the two directions). Read More…..