Saturday, Apr 09, 2016
Abu Dhabi: A Dh206 million project to lay down additional infrastructure for the Neima Emirati housing project in Al Ain has been completed by the facilities developer, the Abu Dhabi General Services Company - Musanada.
The project, which consists of 177 kilometres of electricity, road, storm water and drainage networks, will serve 616 residential plots and villas, along with community facilities such as mosques, a mall, five schools and power stations.
These are spread out over more than 728,000 square metres. The facilities, which are the second phase of development for Neima, have now been handed over to Al Ain Municipality, Musanada announced in a statement sent today (April 9).
The Neima project is being developed for Emirati families under the directions of the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s citizen housing overseer, the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority. It is located 20 kilometres south from the Ain Ain city centre, on the way to Jebel Hafeet.
Infrastructure development for its first phase was finished by Musanada between 2009 and 2012 to serve about 490 residential villas, along with four mosques and four schools.
In the second phase of the project, which began in 2013, a total of 85 kilometres of power lines have been laid, along with 18 kilometres of road, 16.5 kilometres of storm water network, 31 kilometres of water network and 26 kilometres for drainage.
The statement added that Musanada developed Dh7.5 billion worth of infrastructure across Abu Dhabi emirate in 2015 alone.
By Samihah Zaman Staff Reporter
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