Traffic has been suspended on Nakalama-Tirinyi-Mbale highway after a section of the road was cut off by floods.
In the statement released on Tuesday morning,the Authority says section of the road was cut off at KM77 at Lupada in Budaka district.
“Currently,the contractor and our team on the ground are working around the clock to restore the road to motorable condition,” said UNRA’s Media Relations Manager,Mr Allan Ssempebwa.
In the meantime,road users travelling to Mbale from Kampala have been advised to use the Nakalama-Tororo-Mbale route while those travelling to Kumi to use Nakalama-Tirinyi-Pallisa to Kumi.
“UNRA is also working with the uganda police -traffic and safety directorate to guide traffic and to ensure the safety to road users who may not be aware of this situation,”added a statement issued on Tuesday.