Saudi Ministry of Transport has opened the movement of the Hail-Baqaa road intersection, with Al Khota road, which is 9.5 km long, in a way that aims to link the road network in the Hail region.
During the implementation of this project, the latest technologies were used following the highest international standards and specifications, to ensure the implementation of the project to the fullest.
According to the Ministry of Transport, the cost of the intersection amounted to 31.5 million Saudi riyals.
The goal of the Hail intersection project
– This project contributes to facilitating and linking traffic from downtown Hail to Hail University and the Hail-Al-Jawf Expressway.
– Connecting traffic with the road of Hail – Baqaa – Rafha and the villages to the north of the area.
The Ministry of Transport seeks to raise the quality of road services and traffic safety standards, in a way that supports achieving the objectives of the road sector in the national transport strategy.
The ministry also aims to raise the Kingdom to the sixth rank globally in the road quality index.
Objectives of the Ministry of Transport
- Raising the level of services provided in land, sea, and air transport.
- Expanding the application of intelligent transportation systems on roads and in vehicles of all kinds to raise the level of safety.
- Supporting the private sector to establish and operate multimodal transport terminals for passengers and goods and logistic growth centers.
- Raising performance efficiency and enhancing standards of quality and transparency in the Ministry’s activities.
- Expanding the applications of electronic systems in the field of transportation sectors.
- Enhancing the role of the private sector and its participation in financing and operating the transport sector.
- Studying the unification of the transport sectors in the Kingdom under one umbrella, in a way that supports reducing expenses, increasing revenues,
- Enhancing operational efficiency and performance, in addition to standardizing procedures.