Abu Dhabi approves roads and services projects worth $148m

Executive Council refers AED108 million of contracting in Mohamed bin Zayed City among other projects

Abu Dhabi has approved $148 million (AED544 million) worth of projects for roads, infrastructure, services and education facilities in the emirate.

The projects were approved during a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Executive Council, headed by Saeed Eid Al Ghafli, Chairman of the Executive Office, said state news agency WAM.

It included the referral of contracting for roads and infrastructure projects at several plots in Mohamed bin Zayed City, worth more than AED108 million.

The project is made up of 119 units, 96 of which are residential, and 23 plots dedicated for public facilities. It includes 7.7km of internal roads over, water networks, a wastewater system, electricity and communication lines, irrigation systems, rainwater drainage systems and internal road lighting.

Infrastructure projects in Al Nahda military Residential zone, Bani Yas and Al Shawamekh, worth more than AED102 million, were also approved in the meeting, as was the development of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road from the Al Falah intersection to Qasr Al Bahr intersection, worth AED54.577 million.

The committee also approved a budget of AED135.5 million of the first phase of the project to develop the Ghuwaifat border crossing.

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