Abu Dhabi approves $95m infrastructure projects

Projects approved for development by the Abu Dhabi Executive Council include roadworks and parking facilities in Al Ain worth $33m

Infrastructure projects worth $95m have been approved for Abu Dhabi [representational image].
Infrastructure projects worth $95m have been approved for Abu Dhabi [representational image].

Infrastructure projects worth $95.3m (AED350m) will be developed in Abu Dhabi. 

Included among these developments are a $32.7m (AED120m) project for roadworks and parking facilities in Al Ain, and a $27.2m (AED100m) project for sewer connections in Abu Dhabi. 

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Additionally, a $10.8m (AED39.6m) stormwater drainage network in Abu Dhabi was approved for development, as was an $18.4m (AED67.7m) contract to provide management, operation, and maintenance services for Abu Dhabi's beaches.

The Executive Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council approved the projects.

According to WAM, the committee said that these developments were "vital for the delivery of Abu Dhabi Plan's objectives".

Infrastructure development is on a high in Abu Dhabi. 

This August, Abu Dhabi Municipality (ADM) revealed that its roads and infrastructure projects in Shawamikh, worth $108m (AED397m), were progressing as planned. 

ADM's Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) is implementing the projects with Abu Dhabi Public Services Company (Musanada). 

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Phase 1 of the programme, which costs $70.5m (AED259m), is due for completion in Q4 2018. 

Projects being implemented as part of the programme include extending communications, water, electricity, and sewerage networks in 800 land plots, which are dedicated to residential (732), religious (9), public utilities (1), and government (6) facilities. 


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