Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority (SRTA) has announced the completion of a $1.2 million improvement project for Al Dhaid City Roads, which will help ensure the safety of road users in the Northern Emirate.

The project is part of the SRTA’s annual plan to develop roads and boost infrastructure in various places across the emirate, Yousef Saleh Al Suwaji, chairman of the authority, said in a statement.

He pointed out that cities in the central region are currently witnessing urban, cultural and tourism development. He added that the SRTA attaches great importance to road development projects in the region, with the aim of providing the best services and projects for citizens and residents.

“This contributes to upgrading the emirate’s competitive position, in accordance with the highest levels and enhancing the attractiveness of investments and development,” he concluded.

In 2019, WAM reported that the SRTA had completed $7.62 million worth of work on road networks, aimed at strengthening the economic and social mobility of the emirate in industrial areas like Al Batayeh, Al Dhaid, Al Madam and Mleiha, as well as the central region of Sharjah.

In addition, the authority had completed construction work totally $19 million on roads leading to the Hamriyah Free Zone at the end of 2019, a report by Sharjah Government Media Beureau said.