Section of Corniche Road to be closed from tomorrow

Section of Corniche Road to be closed from tomorrow

“The maintenance works spans three lanes which are 10.95m wide.”



Sharjah — The Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority (SRTA) will begin the fifth stage of the Corniche Road development from Sunday and the road from the Central Market Square to the Holiday Inn hotel will be partially closed until May 10, according to a senior official.

Part of the almost completed Shaikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Mualla Road in Umm Al Quwain. — Supplied photoEng. Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Al Hajiri, Director of Sharjah RTA for Roads Affairs, on Thursday said there is one final stage left of the six-phase development work of the arterial Corniche road.

“The maintenance works spans three lanes which are 10.95m wide.”

The road will be completely closed down and the traffic will be diverted to one direction only at the parking area in coordination with the Sharjah Police, he added.

Eng Al Hajiri said the project is in pursuance to the instructions of the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.

UAQ  road almost complete

Umm Al Quwain — The Planning and Survey department in Umm Al Quwain has almost completed the construction of the Shaikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Mualla road here.

Eng Abdullah Mufti, head of addressing section at the department, said a budget of Dh46 million has been allocated for the restoration works of the Shaikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Mualla road. “We have finished some 99 per cent of the road which is already opened for traffic.”

The department is actually cooperating with the ministry of public works in building houses and roads in the emirate, he said.The department has also decided to rebuild 50 old houses in the emirate to be distributed to eligible Emiratis.

Obaid Twairish, director-general of the department of planning and survey, UAQ, told Khaleej Times that the department is geared up to improve infrastructure is the emirate. “All residential areas here will have well-paved roads and facilities in line with ongoing urban expansion,” he said.

ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com

 


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