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Abu Dhabi ITC completes $896m infrastructure projects

ABU DHABI, February 19, 2020

Abu Dhabi's Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi has announced that its  Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) had completed infrastructure projects worth Dh3.29 billion ($896 million) in 2019.

Unveiling the ITC's 2019 achievements, the Department said the centre had completed the development project in Zayed Port Area (main tunnel) at a cost of Dh1.342 billion.

Besides the ITC completed the Abu Dhabi International Airport Road Network Interchange Project at a cost of Dh707 million, linking the new terminal to Abu Dhabi-Shahama highway (E10) and providing direct access to and from the terminal towards Abu Dhabi, as well as Dubai and Al Ain.

Also the Al Mirfa - Madinat Zayed Project in the Al Dhafra Region was developed by ITC at a cost of Dh636 million besides the rehabilitation of the Saih Shuaib-Al Faya Road (E75) at a cost of Dh50 million.

According to ITC, the development project of E11/E12 interchanges between Al Falah and Al Reef was implemented last year at a cost of Dh126 million along with a Dh100 million traffic development project at Saih Shuaib-Al Faya Road (E75). Also a road linking Shah to Muzairaa was built at a cost of Dh174 million, it added.

The centre was also instrumental in completing the construction of the 140km-long Al Miqattarah - Hameem road (E65) project at a cost of Dh46 million and Al Aryam intersection on Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed International Road with a cost of Dh58.4 million.

The ITC also inaugurated Bani Yas – Al Heeliya Road at a cost of Dh55 million last year.

For the whole of 2019, the centre said it had registered a total of 2.3 million transport-related transactions were completed in 2019, a 39 percent increase compared to 2018.

Also ITC added a number of new services in 2019, such as the People of Determination parking permit, traffic management permit request (offered to contractors, developers and consultants) for road diversions and registering on the Abu Dhabi Toll Gate System that was activated in 2019.-TradeArabia News Service


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