Wednesday , December 13 2017

Project aims to reduce traffic jam

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: The plan to eradicate the never-ending traffic congestion in the areas surrounding the Avenues Mall has been given the green signal to proceed after the Public Road Authority obtained all the approvals to develop the road network leading to the mall, reports Al-Rai daily.

According to an informed source, authority has obtained all the necessary approvals and is prepared to sign a contract for supervision and execution next week. The project will include construction, completion and maintenance of roads, bridges, sewage system, and rainwater drainage network in addition to other services on Fifth Ring Road, Al-Ghazali Road, and Mohammed Bin Al-Qassim Street on a contract worth KD 15 million.

The source explained the project also includes development of six sites between Fifth Ring Road and Al-Ghazali Road to increase the capacity of traffic fl ow in the vicinity of the Avenues Mall.

The project is aimed at reducing the traffic congestion that road users and visitors to the Avenues Mall always complain about. It is also aimed at finding necessary lasting engineering solutions to the traffic problem around the mall.

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