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Makkah Unveils Road Expansion Projects worth SAR 1.4 Billion

Prince Saud bin Mishaal, Deputy Emir of the Makkah region, officially launched 20 new road projects totaling 385 kilometers in length, with an estimated cost of SR1.4 billion. This significant infrastructure initiative aims to enhance connectivity, facilitate travel, and serve the needs of pilgrims visiting the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.

Makkah Road Pojects

Key Highlights:

  • Project Scope: 20 road projects spanning a total of 385 kilometers

  • Investment: SR1.4 billion

  • Objectives:

  • Improve transportation infrastructure for pilgrims and residents

  • Connect cities, centers, villages, and regions within the Makkah region

  • Facilitate smooth travel during the Hajj and Umrah seasons

  • Support the Kingdom's vision for a modern and safe road network

Major projects include:

  • Direct Jeddah-Makkah Road: 24km connection for SR431 million

  • Allaith-Makkah Road Expansion: 90km expansion for SR169 million

  • Bisha-Raniyah-Al-Khurma Road Doubling: 114km improvement for SR271 million

  • Hudn-Turba Road Doubling: 48km expansion at a cost of SR82 million

  • Al-Iwaa Center Road Doubling and Lighting: 9km project at a cost of SR38 million

This investment underscores the government's commitment to modernizing transportation infrastructure within the Makkah region. These projects will not only serve pilgrims but also benefit residents, businesses, and the overall development of the region.

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