April 17, 2022

Prime Minister inspects Lt. Gen. Kamal Amer Axis in Giza

Dr. Mostafa Madbouly - Prime Minister, and his entourage, after inspecting the implementation of the Grand Egyptian Museum metro station, visited the axis of Lieutenant General Kamal Amer in Giza Governorate, to follow up on its implementation. The Prime Minister, during his inspection of the axis of Lieutenant General Kamal Amer, confirmed that this axis, with the completion of its work and the start of its operation, will contribute to solving many traffic problems in Giza and alleviating traffic jams in a number of areas, as it is the first free traffic axis linking North and South Giza, in addition to its role in linking the city of Giza with Cairo Governorate, through a number of entrances, which will contribute significantly to reducing travel time and reducing pollution rates. During his visit, the Prime Minister listened to an explanation from Dr. Assem El Gazzar - Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, who reviewed the progress of works on the axis of Lieutenant General Kamal Amer, and the efforts made to speed up the completion of this important axis as soon as possible, in an effort to reduce the traffic densities in the area He explained that the axis of Lieutenant-General Kamal Amer connects the southern arch of the Ring Road in El Mounib in the south with the northern arch, and to maximize the benefit of the project, work was done to extend the axis to connect with the axis of “Tahya Masr” in the north with a total length of 15 km and a width of (33 – 65.5) meters, noting that the axis of Lieutenant General Kamal Amer connects the main transverse axes (26th of July– Gameat Al Dewal– Saft El Laban – Faisal – El Haram), in addition to the streets of (Pulmonology Hospital – Al Thalathini – Khatam Al Morsalin – Imbaba Airport). Major General Mahmoud Nassar, Head of the Central Agency for Reconstruction pointed out that the project includes the construction of a free axis in 2 directions, with a width of (3-4 m) a traffic lane in each direction, and the development of surface roads to serve the traffic movement of the people, with a width of (2-3 m) a traffic lane in each direction. And re-planning the area in a civilized manner to serve the people, and also includes the establishment of free intersections to connect with the ring road, and the main traffic axes intersecting with it, adding that work is being done to make the best use of vacant areas underneath bridges by turning them into vibrant urban spaces, such as parks, garages and the necessary services. Major General Nassar declared the implementation status of the axis of Lieutenant General Kamal Amer, which is being implemented by the Central Agency for Reconstruction through Greater Cairo Reconstruction Agency, explaining that with regard to the distance from the southern arc of the Ring Road in El Mounib, and up to El Haram Street, it has been completed and the remaining work will be the exists from the Ring Road of El Mounib to the axis, which is within the expansion of the Ring Road. With regard to the distance from El Haram Street to the 26th of July Corridor, he indicated that works are being implemented in it, which was affected by the presence of overlap with Cairo Metro Line 4, and the route of the axis was modified to speed up the implementation of the project and the implementation of expropriation works for the public benefit and appropriate compensation for the people, whether owners or residents in addition to the large and diverse networks of conflicting utilities that have been converted, he added that the work is ongoing at the distance from the 26th of July Axis to El Warraq Ring Road, while work is underway in the distance from El Warraq Ring Road to “Tahya Masr” Axis, as work has started recently, it is expected that the implementation of the axis will be completed by next July. The Head of the Central Agency for Reconstruction revealed that the implementation of the project’s work comes in one of the most crowded areas in Greater Cairo, which is full of utility networks and adjacent to the metro and railways, which called for the importance of continuous coordination with the concerned authorities to ensure that utilities are not disrupted during the implementation of the project, in addition to carrying out a large volume of utilities diversion such as electricity, drinking water, sewage, gas, telephones, and communication networks, as well as the presence of a distance overlapping with the path of the metro line 3, the necessary coordination has been made to work on it, in addition to providing, improving and paving alternative roads to facilitate traffic movement in the area during the implementation period of the project, and work to quickly resolve any obstacles facing the implementation of the axis by a number of national companies, in order to shorten the implementation time.

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