Serengeti Highway Plans Revived

The government of Tanzania is soliciting bids for a paved highway that would cut cross the Serengeti National Park, renewing a catastrophic threat to the ecosystem, the migration, and a World Heritage.

In an online document the government says funds have been set aside for a paved (bitumin) road between the towns of Natta, Mugumu, and Loliondo.  The map shows the first phase, which goes up to Tabora B Gate at the park boundary. The next phase would extend this highway across the park to Loliondo, then presumably continue south.
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