Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority (SRTA) announced that traffic will be diverted in Sheikh Majid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Square, without a complete closure of the field, marking the start of implementation of its strategic plans to develop the emirate’s fields and transforming it into intersections governed by permanent light signals as one of the integrated solutions that the authority relies on to reduce problems traffic.
His Excellency Engineer Yousef Saleh Al Suwaiji, Chairman of the SRTA, announced the start of implementation of the Authority’s development plan, which includes at this stage the development of the fields of Sheikh Majid bin Saqr Al Qasimi and Sheikh Mohammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi, and converting them into two provinces at a cost of 103 million dirhams, which came with the support and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.
Eng. Fatima Al Ketbi, Director of Roads Projects Department at the authority, stated that the work of developing Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi Square includes removing and re-establishing each of the field and the roads leading to it from the four directions, by 800 meters for Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi Street and 700 meters for street monitor, to increase the capacity of the intersection and the distribution of movement.
Al Ketbi stressed that, in order to preserve traffic and safety of road users, and to reduce traffic jams, traffic will be diverted starting on Sunday, June 21, as a first stage of work in Sheikh Majid bin Saqr Al Qasimi Square without completely closing the field while giving priority to the main traffic at the field area to continue walking throughout the business.