The Emir of Tabuk, Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, confirmed that the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince emphasize work on all projects that serve the citizen in his movement and movement. This came after standing, on the field, on a number of development projects being implemented by the Municipality of the region, which are being implemented as well as those that have been recently completed. Stressing that the aim of the projects is to ensure the comfort of the citizen above all, because everything that works is for them. Upon his arrival at the headquarters of the tunnel at the intersection of King Khalid Road with King Fahd Road, the Emir of Tabuk was received by the Mayor of Tabuk, Eng. Hussam Al-Youssef, and a number of leaders of the Municipality.
The Emir of Tabuk listened to a brief explanation of the projects implemented by the Municipality of the region. Among them is the tunnel project at the intersection of King Khalid Road with King Fahd Road and its construction stages. The tunnel is the latest development project in the city of Tabuk, which was constructed with a total value of more than (186) million riyals. Its length is (1230 meters) and its width reaches (28 meters) with six traffic lanes. , and overhead traffic lanes on both sides of the tunnel (three traffic lanes and a side storage lane) for each direction, in addition to sidewalks and pedestrian walkways on both sides of the tunnel, and a rainwater drainage system inside and outside the tunnel, and lighting inside the tunnel with 117 searchlights and 48 lighting poles at the top.
Engineer Al-Youssef explained that the tunnel will contribute to liberating traffic, reduce traffic congestion, and reduce downtime, in addition to raising the level of traffic safety, facilitating comprehensive access, and safe movement between all neighboring commercial and service establishments and facilities, indicating that the design and implementation of facades and finishes The tunnel was built in accordance with the urban identity of the city, to represent an architectural masterpiece in the heart of the city.