Abu Dhabi – The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) in Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) have started the traffic development project at Saih Shuaib-Al Faya Road (E75) to a dual carriageway from Mohammed bin Rashed Road intersection (E311) to Emirates Road intersection (E611) with a cost of AED 100 million.
ITC stated that the implementation of the project comes within its keenness to achieve the objectives of Abu Dhabi Plan to provide a sustainable infrastructure. That is in addition to symbolising the vision and directions of the Government and its strategy of establishing high-quality infrastructure, including the establishment of a roads network that meet the needs of the individuals and society in accordance with highest international standards.
ITC assured that the implementation of the project was done without disrupting the traffic in this vital road as no closures were implemented. ITC pointed out that the project will increase the efficiency of the road and facilitate the traffic and transport of goods to and from Abu Dhabi City. Al Faya-Saih Shuaib Road (E75) is one of the main trucks roads between Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
ITC and Musanada said that more than 100 workers, engineers and consultants cooperated to complete the project and deliver it in mid-2020, just before the launch of the Expo on October 20, 2020. The project will serve the increasing movement of trucks during the hosting of the event by accommodating and facilitating the traffic and raising the efficiency of traffic safety.
The two parties are implementing the project in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Police, ADNOC, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and a number of other concerned entities. They affirmed their keenness to follow the best practices to preserve natural resources, protect the environment and reduce energy consumption. That is in addition to ensuring the quality monitoring during the implementation.
Musanada stated that the development project includes the development of Saih Shuaib-Al Faya Road (E75), in the area between the intersections of Mohammed Bin Rashid Road (E311) and the Emirates Road (E611) and is 10 kilometres in length.
The Project includes the implementation of a dual carriageway with a centre median, in addition to the development of the intersection on (E611) road, through the implementation of an under pass, and the extension of the existing tunnel to allow traffic in both directions separately. Additionally, the project includes an extension of a camel crossing tunnel under pass, and removing the existing roundabout at Al Ghadeer area, and constructing a new roundabout to provide access and connectivity with the existing Al Ghadeer area and for future plans in the area. In addition to the development of road lighting network and the establishment of storm water drainage system.
Musanada stated that it is committed to the environmental sustainability requirements of the facilities, services and procedures through the use of recycled materials in the pavement, and use of materials to strengthen the pavement layers and reduce the size of asphalt, in accordance with the highest international standards.
ITC and Musanada stated that the work is implemented in line with the approved plan due to the vital and strategic significance of the project. Both parties endeavour to adhere to the highest international specifications and standards, in addition to ensuring the best traffic safety standards and achieving safe traffic flow to ensure the enhancement of the infrastructure components. The project aims to achieve the aspirations of the community towards establishing safe roads with global safety standards, in line with the sustainable vision of the UAE.
© Press Release 2019