Abu Dhabi / WAM
The Abu Dhabi General Service Company (Musanada) has announced that the construction of AED2.1 billion new highway linking Abu Dhabi and Dubai is 70 percent complete.
The road, spanning from Seih Shuaib to Sweihan Interchange, is expected to be completed by the end of this year, according to Musanada. Eng. Faisal Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of Highways at the Department of Transport, said, â€œThe new highway will relieve the traffic pressure on the current Abu Dhabi-Dubai Road, bring down the number of accidents, connect Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone with the current and
future road network.â€
â€œWhen complete, the project will form part of an additional road linking Abu Dhabi with Dubai and the Northern
Emirates,â€ he added.