Umm Al Quwain to build 32km of new internal roads

A 10.5km-long road is being built in the Suwaihat-2 area, and the entrance of UAQ and the Bypass Road extension are being developed as well.

By Ahmed Shaaban/senior Reporter

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Published: Tue 17 Mar 2015, 11:20 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 11:42 PM

Umm Al Quwain - The Department of Planning and Survey in Umm Al Quwain will build 32km of new roads across the emirate in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Works.

Obaid Twairish, Director-General of the department, said these road ventures cover the areas of Suwaihat-2, UAQ entrance, Falaj Al Mualla and Muhazab.

“A 10.5km-long road is being built in the Suwaihat-2 area, and the entrance of UAQ and the Bypass Road extension are being developed as well.”

The upcoming road projects this year include a network of 4km of internal roads in the vicinity of Musalla in the Falaj Al Mualla area, he added.

“Internal roads of 17.5km will be built in the Nifa area, in addition to other roads of 8km in the Ramlah area, and 2.5km of internal roads in the Muhazab area.”

Twairish said the department carried out a number of “critical infrastructure projects” in collaboration with the ministry, including the 2.2km-long Abu Bakr Al Siddiq road and the 4km-long Shaikh Rashid bin Saeed road which were relaid.

ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com



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