Completion of a square linking Tilal to Al Raqiba
The Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority has launched a new square linking Tilal to Al Raqiba
in Al Suyoh Suburb, with vehicles accessibility, as a part of the service projects implemented
by the Authority enhancing the vital services in the Emirate’s residential areas and regions,
and meeting the citizens’ needs and aspirations regarding the paved roads and infrastructure
that meets the requirements of population growth in the region.
Eng. Youssef Khamis Al-Othmani, Chairman of the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority, explained
that this project had two main phases of completion, based on an extensive study including the
development of roads and paths from and to the square, which aimed at facilitating the movement
of vehicles for the visitors of the two areas, and reducing the traffic jams at peak hours. He
affirmed that the Authority uses the latest mechanisms and strategies used in planning and
paving roads according to the highest international specifications and standards regarding the
He also explained that the first phase of the project included construction of a dual
carriageway linking Tilal to Al-Raqiba, as the carriageway includes two lanes in each direction
with a length of 1.3 km. He added that the Authority completed the works of the first phase by
completing the carriageway during 2021.
The Chairman of the Roads and Transport Authority stated that the second phase of the project
included the construction of a square linking the existing roads to the new dual carriageway
completed in the first phase of the project, by completing 3 lanes and adding dual lanes for the
existing roads at the square entrances as they are single entrances, in order to facilitate and
regulate the movement of vehicles in the square.
The traffic was accessible for the residents’ vehicles of the Tilal and Al-Ruqiba, after
completing the full project, road markings and traffic signs on the road side, and ensuring the
application of all technical standards for traffic safety.
Al-Othmani affirmed that the project has absolute importance resulting from the service provided
to the residents of Tilal and Al-Raqiba in Al Suyoh Suburb, and being an actual service project
to meet the needs of Nesma Residences, the new project (Masar) and the various housing projects
in the city, stating that the Authority seeks to achieve the highest levels of wellbeing by
launching paved internal roads and squares linking areas to each other, indicating that the road
services and the relevant quality play a radical role in attracting investments and vital
residential projects for the emirate. Accordingly, the Authority pays its attention to
developing and raising the efficiency of roads and completing other modern and qualitative ones,
keeping pace with the comprehensive urban renaissance in the emirate and the increasing