Abu Dhabi Municipality completes AED5 million landscaping works at Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Sun 28-10-2018 13:51 PM

ABU DHABI, 28th October, 2018 (WAM) — Abu Dhabi City Municipality has carried out 7-metre landscaping works at Sheikh Zayed Bridge and on road sides to and from Al-Maqtaa Bridge, at a cost of AED5 million.

Sheikh Zayed Bridge area is the gateway to Abu Dhabi Island where landscaping works currently undertaken on both sides of the road are nearing completion (92%). Works include the fitting of coloured stones and tiles, carving floral motifs and planting domestic hedges and 381 palm trees, as part of Abu Dhabi’s palm trees cultivation plan that aims to preserve the emirate’s heritage and ancestors’ legacy.

The project is part of the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities efforts to enhance the aesthetics of the city and harmonise the silhouette of the Sheikh Zayed Bridge, which is one of the UAE’s distinctive landmarks and considered a global architectural masterpiece.

WAM/Rasha Abubaker

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