Crown Prince directs the authorities to develop main and ring roads in Riyadh

Crown Prince directs the authorities to develop main and ring roads in Riyadh

HRH Prince Mohammad bin Salman, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, who is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh, directed the concerned authorities to embark on developing the main and ring roads in the city of Riyadh.

This should be with a view to raising the level of its interior transportation system.

This is by activating the joints of its main parts, and upgrading them to become; A major Middle Eastern center and a hub providing sustainable transport and logistic services.

It boosts its pioneering role as one of the world’s major metropolises, based on drives of the “Kingdom’s Vision 2030”

The program of developing ring and main roads in Riyadh includes the development of 400 kilometers of the road network; by adding new roads, raising the level of existing ones and linking them to each other.

Set of worthy returns

The implementation of this program contributes to achieving a set of returns on the city; among them linking the parts of the city to each other via a network of express and arterial roads. It also benefits accommodating traffic trips to the city through ring road network, fulfilling the existing and expected transportation needs. Besides, raising the average speed of traffic and reducing time of trips on the city’s road network. In addition to directing urban development in line with the city’s future vision and strategy.

The directive of the Prince also comes to implement this program, in light of the city’s increasing population growth, major development and quality projects. This contributes to enhancing the city’s economic, urban, environmental, cultural and touristy status, and raising its level of competitiveness as a preferred destination for investments, a center for attracting business and visitors, and upgrading its quality of life to the leading position it deserves among its world counterparts.