GAM Launches Several Projects Next Month within its Celebrations of the Independence Day

Published May 31st, 2010 - 09:32 GMT

Manager of Amman City, Ammar Gharaibeh, announced a set of projects which Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) will start executing in the few coming days within its celebrations of the Independence Day.

Gharaibeh pointed out that GAM will inaugurate 3 parks on this occasion: Your Park (Hadikatokom) project in Um Nuwarah neighborhood, implemented in cooperation with the private sector on 2 dunnums and a half space area, Abdoun Park according to a BOT Contract signed with Housing Bank for Commerce and Funding, this park includes passageways, coffee shop, and interior parking lots of two underground floors with capacity of 250 cars, and exterior parking for 80 cars, as well as a branch for the Housing Bank offering all ATM services, and public facilities.

Finally, the Japanese 3 dunnum park in Abdoun, in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan, including the Icabana club, and JICA Institution, in addition to other parties; the park was designed as a traditional Japanese park gathering different elements as water, rocks, plants, and a bridge.

On Hawa Amman FM, Eng. Gharaibeh declared that GAM will lay down, on this occasion, the cornerstone of the first phase of the rapid shuttling buses project.

He added that the first phase of the project, one of many set plans of GAM to develop the public transportation in the Capital, includes Queen Rania AL Abdullah Street, and clarified that the total cost of the project amounts to about JOD 120 millions.

He highlighted GAM’s initiation during the few coming days of installing high quality sunshades for the buses, as well as fixing 700 sunshades within 3 to 4 years, while 116 modern and advanced buses will enter the service on the public transportation lines inside the Capital as of the coming month.

According to Eng. Gharaibeh, GAM is setting up the keystone of Faisal Plaza Development Project, to organize the movement of the pedestrians and the vehicles within an urbanized framework and to improve the urban traditional environment. The development works include restoring the passageways and the stairs connecting Faisal Street, Basman St., and Ghazi St., as well as works on the middle island in Faisal Street, the middle island between S’aade and Rida Streets, the intersections of the streets: Al Hashemi, Prince Mohammed, and King Hussein, not to mention, the renovation of stairs, entrances, and paths of the visitors and tourists to the city center, especially the parts connecting the street with the surrounding areas, Jabal Amman, and Al Weibdeh.     


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