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Nod to develop Fahaheel Expressway, improve 22 intersections

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‘Road 30’ 39 km long, extends from City to Mina Al-Ahmadi

Fahaheel Expressway project 1

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: The Director General of the Municipality, Eng Ahmad Al-Manfouhi, said the Technical Committee in the Municipal Council during its meeting will discuss the Fahaheel Highway, Road 30 project as it extends from Kuwait City at the intersection with Al- Soor Street to the intersection with Mina Al-Ahmadi Road, with a length of 39 km, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that the technical opinion includes the following: Approving the request of the Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport to approve the Fahaheel Expressway 30 development project, through the development and improvement of 22 current intersections to become multi-level intersections. First: The study includes the development work of 21 major intersections as follows:

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Highway with the First Ring Road and Al-Soor Street (Intersection No. 1) to become three levels (tunnel + floor at the ground level with the intersection of Al- Soor Street + viaduct + ramp bridges).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with the Second Ring Road (Intersection No. 5) to become four levels (tunnel + roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + overpass (viaduct).

■ Developing the intersection of Cairo Road with Fahaheel Expressway (Intersection No. 15) (under implementation).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with the Fourth Ring Road (Intersection No. 16) to become three levels (ground level + existing bridge + overpass (viaduct) + in addition to constructing a bypass tunnel from the Fourth Ring Road to Fahaheel Expressway), in addition to (A detour bridge from Fahaheel Road to the Fourth Ring Road).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with the Fifth Ring Road (Intersection No. 36) to become three levels (ground level + existing bridge + overpass (viaduct) + in addition to constructing a bypass tunnel from the Fourth Ring Road to Fahaheel Expressway) in addition to (a bridge A detour from Fahaheel Road to the Fourth Ring Road).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with the Fifth Ring Road (Intersection No. 36) to become three levels (ground level + existing bridge + overpass (viaduct) + in addition to constructing an overpass bridge from Fahaheel Expressway to the Fifth Ring Road) in addition to (flyover from Fifth Ring Road to Fahaheel Expressway).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Al-Aqsa Mosque Street (Road 302) (Intersection No. 36A) to become four levels (tunnel + roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Developing the Fahaheel Highway intersection with Road 210 / Salwa Road (Intersection No. 43) to become four levels (tunnel + ground level + bridge + flyover + in addition to constructing a bypass tunnel from Fahaheel Highway to Road 210) in addition to (a tunnel from Road 210 to Fahaheel Expressway).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with the Sixth Ring Road (Intersection No. 50) to become four levels (tunnel + roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct) in addition to constructing an overpass bridge from Fahaheel Expressway to the Sixth Ring Road.

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Highway with South Messila Road (207) (Intersection No. 65A) to become a three-level (ground-level roundabout + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Developing the intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with Road 208 (Intersection No. 69) to become a three-level (ground-level roundabout + existing bridge + viaduct). Intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with Seventh Ring Road (Intersection No. 71) (under implementation).

■ Intersection of Street 101 with Fahaheel Expressway (Intersection No. 71A) – No development has been done on it.

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Road 103 (Intersection No. 73) – to become three levels (roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Road 210 (Intersection No. 73A) – to become three levels (roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Road 211 (Intersection No. 76) – to become four levels (tunnel + roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Mohammed Bin Ghassab Street / Abdul Hameed Al Hashemi Street (Intersection No. 76A) – to become four levels (tunnel + roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Expressway with Rashid Bin Shaaban Al-Hajri Street / Hamid Nayef Al-Dabbous Street (Intersection No. 76B) – to become three levels (roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct), in addition to (constructing a ramp from Fahaheel Road to Street Humaid Al-Dabous).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Road 212 / Al-Ahmadi Road (Intersection No. 78) – to become four levels (tunnel + roundabout at ground level + existing bridge + viaduct).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Road 313 (Intersection No. 78A) – to become three levels (tunnel + existing bridge + flyover).

■ Intersection of Fahaheel Highway with Mina Al-Ahmadi Road (Intersection No. 80) – to become three levels (tunnel + ground level + existing bridge).

Second: constructing a viaduct overpass that starts from Kuwait City to the southern Sabahiya area, with a length of 36 km, and consists of three lanes in each direction, in addition to the presence of 20 ramps to connect the bridge to the Fahaheel Expressway.

Third: Establishing entrances and exits for some areas along the Fahaheel Road and north of the following areas: (Abu Hasaniya, Fintas, Abu Halifa, Mangaf, Mahboula, Bayan, Sabah Al-Salem, an exit from the Hawalli area to the Fahaheel Expressway).

Fourth: In addition to the existing pedestrian bridges, 7 other pedestrian bridges have been added, and bus stops have been established at each pedestrian bridge. Fifth: Expansion of the existing Fahaheel road along the ground level, with a length of 39 km.

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