The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is an Executive Agency under the Ministry of Works, established under section 3(1) of the Executive Agencies Act (Cap 245) and came into operation in July, 2000. The Agency is responsible for the maintenance and development of the trunk and regional road network in Tanzania Mainland
Classified Road Network
The total classified road network in Tanzania Mainland is estimated to be 86,472 km based on the Road Act 2007. The Ministry of Works through TANROADS is managing the National road network of about 33,891 km comprising 12,786 km of Trunk and 21,105 km of Regional roads. The remaining network of about 53,460 km of Urban, District and Feeder Roads is under the responsibility of the Prime Minister’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government (PMO-RALG).
The National Road Network
The National Road Network consists of:
- Trunk roads 12,786 km out of which 5,130 km are paved and 7,656 km are unpaved.
- Regional Roads: 21,105 km out of which 840 km are paved and 20,265 km are unpaved.