Past Events

Lamu projects – Monitoring and Evaluation

At Mokowe jetty on 27/10/2020. Maj. Gen(Rtd) Dr. Gordon Kihalangwa, PS for Public Works accompanied by the Chief Engineer Structural, Eng. H. J. N. Nyaanga inspecting the progress of works. PS said that he was happy with the progress and implored the Contractors to uphold the highest level of workmanship. At Mokowe jetty, LAMU on […]


Farewell colleague Arch. Maina Gituthu

It is with profound sadness and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Arch. Patrick Maina Gituthu which occurred on 16th October, 2020 at Metropolitan Hospital after a short illness. He was a serving officer at the State Department for Public Works- Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development […]

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On 14-day working leave

Following a Presidential Directive, all Cabinet secretaries, Principal Secretaries, Chief Administrative Secretaries and the Attorney-General will take a working leave and will only attend to national emergencies during this period. Part of the working leave is to visit projects within their dockets and monitor progress as well as unlock any challenges. PS Public Works Maj. […]


Department mourns a prolific and ‘gentleman’ Engineer.

It is with regret to announce the passing on of Eng. James Cheptinga, Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical [BS] ) on 12th May 2020 at the Karen Hospital. The Mechanical (BS) department extends a message of condolences to the dear family, friends and colleagues at this time of grief. May he Rest in Eternal peace.

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e-Library on alternative & affordable building materials in the works

A team of officers from the State Department for Public Works with experts from the ICT ministry busy at work developing an e-library for the Kenya Building Research Centre (KBRC). They are in Naivasha at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation Centre (KALRO). The e-library alongside a website will go a long way in […]

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Welcome Hon. Wavinya Ndeti!

The Principal Secretary Public Works and his Secretary Adminstration, Mr. Ikua, flanked by departmental heads welcomed Hon. Wavinya Ndeti to the State Department for Public Works following her appointment as Chief Administrative Secretary at the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development, and Public Works. She will play an oversight role over the Public Works […]

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New blood to boost the State Department

State Department for Public Works PS, Major General(Retired Gordon Kihalangwa addressing newly employed staff today at KBRC building’s auditorium. He advised them to maintain professionalism in their work at all times. He also underscored the need for respect for their seniors. A total of 162 officers have joined the State Department. They include architects, engineers, […]

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View from the top of Longonot

State Department for Public Works staff at the peak of my.Longonot today. They were in Longonot for a team building event largely involving climbing the mountain. It took them one and a half hours to reach the apex. Majority made it to the top and only a handful fell by the wayside. The team was […]