MADINAH – The Madinah Development Authority has announced that four new pedestrian tunnels will be built in nearby neighborhoods to allow easier access to the Prophet's Mosque, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The tunnels will help decrease traffic flow and improve pedestrian safety on King Faisal Road that leads to the Prophet’s Mosque.

The developments are part of Madinah Emir and Chairman of the Al-Madinah Development Authority Prince Faisal Bin Salman's plans to improve the city.