Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inspected on Friday a number of new roads and axes as well as infrastructure development projects implemented in East Cairo, the presidency said in a statement.
The president inspected the workflow of developing the axes surrounding Cairo International Airport, especially in Abdel-Hamid Badawy street and its intersection with the Autostrad road, the statement read.
The two roads were widened and each now have six lanes on each direction.
The president also followed up on the efforts made to widen and raise the efficiency of internal roads in the Sheraton district. The district has 12 streets with a total length of 14 kilometres.
The expansion work is to ease traffic in the district and link it to the main axes, the statement added.
Moreover, efforts were made to develop the water supply lines which extended to a total length of 35 kilometres.
A two-kilometre-long sewage line was also constructed on the Autostrad road to serve future residential communities, the statement added.
This is in addition to the construction of a rain drainage network as well as two U-turn bridges on the Autostrad road, each have three lanes.