Four new parks and network of bicycle lanes for Khalifa City in Dh2.2bn upgrade

The works also include more street lighting, additional car parks, upgrading the storm water drains, lowering the water table and revamping and widening main roads.

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ABU DHABI // The standard of living in Khalifa City will be raised by a Dh2.2 billion investment in infrastructure.

The work will include four new parks, revamped streets and a network of bicycle lanes and, said Abu Dhabi Municipality, represents the second phase of development across Khalifa City.

More street lighting, upgrading the storm drains, lowering the water table and revamping and widening main roads will also be completed, the municipality said.

Some existing roundabouts will be converted into signal-controlled junctions.

The bicycle lanes will be built along the city’s main streets, including those adjacent to Al Raha Gardens Villas and beside the city’s commercial centre, in addition to streets 20 and 26.

The development will also include the establishment of more car parks in residential and commercial areas with each residential land plot having four parking spaces.

Khalifa City, about 35 kilometres from the city, has a large number of quality Arabic and international schools and is very close to Abu Dhabi airport.