March 12, 2018

President El Sisi Visit Rod El Farg Axis on Dawn

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi toured the giant Rod El Farg Axis, which is one of the most important projects of the national road network to transport the traffic congestion coming from east of Cairo to Alexandria Desert Road, Matrouh and Al-Amin without passing through the heart of Cairo. Mr. President has attended the explanation presented by Gen. Kamel El Wazir – Head of the Engineering Authority for the Armed Forces about the work description and the project's executive status position. Eng. Mohsen Salah said that the project starts from the Teraat Ismailia street through Shubra Al Mazalat and west of the Ring Road in the direction of Alexandria desert road K39 crossing the River Nile, as it passes through the Dulutian Street to connect with the axis of Fangri and Saad Salim Street and Teraat Ismailia to pass from the east to the Ring Road, with a total length 12 km on both sides.

Eng. Mohsen Salah explained that the axis includes 6 outlets and outlets in El Mazalat; and 8 inlets and outlets to connect with the Ring Road and a bridge on the West of the Nile, 400m length, 50m width and 14m height from the surface of the water and the width of the opening of the navigation of 120m, allowing the passage of floating hotels and was established by the system of moving vehicles and a bridge It is the largest bridge in the world, in terms of width, 64m in the middle and the largest navigational slot across the Nile, where the width of the opening of the navigation is up to 300m.

Eng. Ahmed El Assar said that the Cable-Stayed bridge is based on 6 columns (3 columns in the East and the same in the Western side). The columns rise 100 m from the surface of the water and are based on a base of 80 piles with 2m diameter and 46m depth. He pointed out that the height of the pillars in the East side exceeded 50m and the Western side exceeded 50m and that the bridge bears a weight up to 120 tons and he will register the Cable-Stayed bridge in the Guinness World Records for being the world's broadest bridge.

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