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16km stretch of Sharqiyah Expressway opens

22 Jul 2020

The Ministry of Transport on Wednesday opened a new 16km stretch of the Sharqiyah Expressway in Al Kamil W’Al Wafi.  
In a statement, the ministry said, ‘The new road will help avoid congested residential and commercial areas, making it a faster option to connect to the Wilayats of North and South Sharqiyah Governorates.’ 

The new portion includes two flyovers; the first will serve traffic flow coming to Al Kamil W’Al Wafi and its commercial and residential areas. The other will help traffic flow in Tawi A’aisha and the rest of Wilayat of Al Kamil W’Al Wafi. 
The new road also includes vehicles underpass for Tawa Hatim area and other parts of the Wilayat and two pedestrian tunnels Al Kamil W’Al Wafi. The road features three (3.75m wide) lanes on each side, 2.5m wide external asphalt road shoulders and 1.5m wide internal asphalt road shoulders. 

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