Road Transport in South Sudan
South Sudan’s transport system is underdeveloped and is a serious constraint on economic growth. Prior to the region’s secession from the north, it was estimated that there were some 2,500–3,400 miles (4,000–5,500 km) of main roads, of which only some 30 miles (50 km) were paved. There were also about 4,700 miles (7,500 km) of secondary roads, unpaved and in various states of disrepair. The utility of the unpaved roadways is compromised during the rainy season, when many of them are impassable.
The vision of the Ministry of Transport and Roads is to develop a safe, secure and efficient transportation system for a prosperous South Sudan.
Road Transport in South Sudan has been summarized to include the following