Abu Dhabi: Dh118-million road works to ease traffic

Ismail Sebugwaawo /Abu Dhabi Filed on January 12, 2021
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123 electronic sign boards installed across the UAE Capital.

Abu Dhabi has completed road repair and development works worth Dh118 million to ease traffic on highways.

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality said works were carried out on Sweihan, E30, Taf Road, Al Nouf, Al Samha, Rabdan, Al Falah, Bani Yas, Sheikh Zayed Road, Khaleej Al Arab Street, Al Bateen, Ajban and Razeen.

The road projects involved the construction of 3.9km road expansions; an 850-metre road in the Sweihan area for the detour lane on the E30 road; a 520-metre entrance to Al Falah City; a road for farms in Razeen with a length of 1.7km; and the construction of an entrance and exit to Al Samha area (465 metres).

The civic body also constructed an entrance and exit to the Bani Yas area.

The project included the installation of guide panels in separate places on highways; the development of beautification works for the Al Maha roundabout in the Al Bateen area; as well as installing energy-saving lights on Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street.

The authorities also installed 123 electronic boards in different areas on the mainland, and signboards on Al Taf Road.


Ismail Sebugwaawo

A professional journalist originating from Kampala, Uganda, Ismail is a happy father with strong attachment to family and great values for humanity. He has practiced journalism in UAE for the past 13 years, covering the country's parliament (FNC) and crimes, including Abu Dhabi Police, public prosecution and courts. He also reports about important issues in education, public health and the environment, with a keen interest in human interest stories. When out of reporting duties, he serves the Ugandan community in Abu Dhabi as he wants to see his countrymen happy. Exercising and reading are part of his free time.

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