The Minister of Transport: The completion of the Dekheila axis

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The Minister of Transport: The completion of the Dekheila axis

The Minister of Transport: The completion of the Dekheila axis before the end of next April and the intensification of the construction of a free link linking the Alexandria port with the international coastal highway with the Gate 54 area, to be completed in January 2020

The Minister of Transport, Eng. Kamel Al-Wazir conducted an inspection tour at the Alexandria and Dekheila Ports to follow up the implementation rates of a number of projects that are being implemented in the port. The Minister visited the Dakhilah Port, which he directed the Minister of Transport to finish before the end of next April. The Minister stated that the project is to establish a free link to connect the Port of Dekheila to the international coastal road with the aim of resolving the current bottlenecks in the port's exits and entrances, which lead to traffic congestion on the Alexandria-Agamy road, as well as reducing the optimum utilization of the port's large potential and raising the efficiency of traffic to and from the Dekheila Port in addition to the project targeting Transporting port and industrial zone traffic, which currently reaches 3500 trucks per day, is expected to reach 5 thousand trucks within 3 years to the highway (the international road) directly without going through residential areas that do not accommodate heavy transport traffic and lead to some accidents and stopped traffic in the areas of Dekheila and Al-Agamy in Bitash. After that, the Minister of Transport in Dekheila Port visited each of the carriage storage yard and iron storage yard, as well as the work related to the implementation of a handling station and storage of liquid casting on an area of 6000 square meters in the first area of Dekheila Port, which is scheduled to be completed in June 2019. Then the minister went to follow up the work of implementing a number of projects in Alexandria Port Implementation rates for the construction of a free link linking the Alexandria port with the international coastal highway in the region of Gate 54, where the Minister directed to intensify work and speed up implementation rates and remove any obstacles related to these works to complete the project in January 2020. Pointing out that this project will contribute to the fluidity of traffic and goods transport operations from Alexandria port to the international coastal bridge to reduce traffic and traffic pressure in El Max Street and eliminate the phenomenon of heavy transport vehicles in public streets in the western province that cause crowds and damage roads. The Minister inspected the implementation of the multi-storey garage at the port, which is built on an area of 15 thousand square meters, which is a great addition to the storage spaces inside the port, and it consists of 4 floors, three of which are for customs storage, accommodating about 2800 cars, and the fourth for daily use by customers, and consists of a concrete structure with a repeated model To achieve the most suitable construction models and accommodate the movement of cars, according to the Egyptian Garage Code, it is expected that the capacity of the garage will reach about 162 thousand cars annually, and the minister directed to intensify the work to complete it according to the specified schedule. 17-3-2019

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