Sisi inspects expansion of Cairo Ring Road, other highways

Ahram Online , Friday 1 Oct 2021

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inspected on Friday the ongoing work to expand the Greater Cairo Ring Road and several new axis in the area of Cairo International Airport, the Egyptian presidency stated.


According to the Egyptian presidency, El-Sisi inspected the development and expansion works in the axes surrounding Cairo International Airport, especially the sector extending from the Autostrad axis in eastern Cairo to the Munib area.

The expansion involves increasing the axis’s capacity to eight traffic lanes in each direction from four while providing it with all the necessary services.

During the inspection, El-Sisi discussed with the officials in the worksites about the projects, the construction updates and the timing of delivery.

The president also inspected the expansion and improvement of roads in the Sheraton residential neighbourhood to reduce the severity of the traffic congestion and smoothly move citizens to and from the area while linking them to the main axes.

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