Abu Dhabi inaugurates new Bani Yas bridge

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A new bridge connecting Bani Yas East and Bani Yas West in Abu Dhabi has been inaugurated by Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT).

Located on the Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Road (E22), it'll significantly improve traffic flow, reducing the travel time between East and West Baniyas from 11 minutes to just three minutes.

It can accommodate around 1400 vehicles per hour traveling from E22 Abu Dhabi / Al Ain and 1100 vehicles per hour traveling from East or West Baniyas.

The project includes the construction of the upper intersection linking east and west Bani Yas, associated roads, the transformation of the current East Bani Yas roundabout into a light signal intersection, and the construction of pedestrian ramps.

The opening ceremony was attended by Dr. Salem Khalfan Al Kaabi, Director-General of Operational Affairs at the DMT, Saif Badr Al Qubaisi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi City Municipality, and Abdulla Al Marzouqi, Director-General of the Integrated Transport Centre, and various high-ranking officials.

Dr. Salem Al Kaabi and Saif Badr Al Qubaisi praised the new bridge in Abu Dhabi as a significant milestone for the city, showcasing its commitment to modernity and progress. According to Al Qubaisi, the bridge is a crucial part of Abu Dhabi City Municipality's strategic plans to enhance infrastructure systems and accommodate an expected increase in population and road users.

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