Manama: The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has completed the designs of traffic signals at six intersections over the first six months of this year. Roads Planning and Design Director Kadhem Abdullatif said that the scheme aims at enhancing traffic safety for road users.
The developed intersections includes Hunainiya Interchange with Road No. 1 in Riffa, Hunainiya Avenue Interchange with Road 303 in Riffa, Avenue 58 Interchange with Avenue 50 in Qalali, Prince Saud Al-Faisal Highway Interchange with its side road in Juffair, Prince Saud Al Faisal Highway Interchange with Avenue 22 in Juffair, and Saud Al Faisal Highway Interchange with Road 2631 in Juffair. The designs have been transferred to the concerned parties and will commence once the needed budget is allocated.
The ministry has also reviewed the designs of traffic signals at 50 intersections. It installed and operated traffic signals at four intersections during the same period. The intersections are Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway Interchange with the entrance to Mondaliza Factory in Hidd Industrial Area, Avenue 22 Interchange with Road 2407 in Juffair, Al Farooq Interchange in Manama and the Refinery Avenue Interchange with the entrance to BAPCO in Ma’ameer Industrial Area. The total number of traffic-controlled intersections stands at 343.
Source: Bahrain News Agency