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Highway to Marsa Allam to Double in Size

Your next East Cost vacation is about to get a lot easier.

Marsa Allam Highway

Safaga road going to Marsa Alam is in the works of getting doubled in size, according to Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat. The road is also to expanded to a length of 195 kilometers, costing EGP 1.5 billion.

The project is an effort to reduce traffic to tourist spots with the hope of preventing accidents, Arafat added on a statement on Sunday.

The expansion of the Safaga Marsa Alam highway is part of an extensive plan that aims to double the directions of all roads along and leading to the coast of the Red Sea by 1,000 kilometers.

The third phase of the national road project includes the development of the Cairo/Assiut road, Assuit/Sohag tunnel, and the construction of a center for the service of trucks on the Cairo/Suez road. It will be taken on by the Transport Ministry and is estimated to cost EGP 17 billion.

The Safaga/Marsa Alam project should be finalized during the second half of 2019.

Main: Highway in Kenya's North Rift region

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