Eng. Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Sultan, Mayor of Riyadh Region said that Riyadh city witnessed yesterday inauguration for one of the most important main roads for traffic movement in Riyadh, represented in Prince Turki bin Abdul Aziz Al-Awal Tunnel in intersection with Al-Orouba road tunnel.
Eng. Al-Sultan stressed on importance of this project in transferring of traffic movement from north to south of Riyadh and opposite direction, where the project transfers more than 400000 vehicles per day.
"A city like Riyadh, with a population of more than 7 million and more than 2 million vehicles, witnesses about 9 million flights a day, these numbers require a public transportation and an integrated roads network to facilitate transportation across the capital." he said.
He pointed out that completion stage of roads network in Riyadh has become obvious, clearing that next phase will witness inauguration of a number of roads projects in Riyadh, the most important of them is the intersection of Al-Takhasusi Road with Mecca Road, during the coming period ,and other roads in south of Riyadh in Aziziya and Al-Ha'ir districts.
Al-Sultan pointed out that there is an integration between the relevant authorities in the capital Riyadh, pointing out for existence of a specialized committee, which is formed between the Ministry of Transportation, Riyadh Municipality, Supreme Authority for Development of Riyadh City, and the General Directorate of Traffic.