Egypt builds Aswan High Dam alternative axis at $102mln

The axis will connect Baranis-Aswan Road with Cairo-Aswan Western Desert Road

  
A general view of the High Dam in Aswan, Egypt February 19, 2020.

A general view of the High Dam in Aswan, Egypt February 19, 2020.

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Cairo –  Egypt is expected to complete the alternative axis for Aswan High Dam bridge by the end of 2021, the Minister of Transport, Kamel El-Wazir, revealed.

The axis will connect Baranis-Aswan Road with Cairo-Aswan Western Desert Road, El-Wazir said in a statement on Sunday.

At a length of 5.4 kilometres and a width of 29 metres, the axis is being constructed at a cost of EGP 1.6 billion.

Source: Mubasher

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