The Abu Dhabi General Service Company (Musanada) has announced that the new highway joining Abu Dhabi and Dubai is 70 per cent complete. The new highway is being built at a cost of Dh2.1 billion.
“The new highway will relieve traffic on the current Abu Dhabi-Dubai Road, bring down the number of accidents, connect Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone with current and future road networks,” said Faisal Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of Highways at the Department of Transport.
“When complete, the project will form part of an additional road linking Abu Dhabi with Dubai and the Northern Emirates.”
The road, spanning from Seih Shuaib to the Sweihan Interchange, is expected to be completed by the end of this year, reported Wam, the state news agency.