Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Municipality (ADM) through the Infrastructure and Municipality Assets Sector has announced the completion of the Infrastructure Assets Data Survey Project (Road Networks). The survey covered areas within the administrative boundaries of the Abu Dhabi Municipality and its geographical scope and jurisdiction.
ADM completed the survey of road pavements and other road assets. Details of the survey are:
- Road pavements (13,400 lane – km)
- 129,000 traffic signs
- 146,100 lighting poles
- Approximately 11,000,000 m2 pedestrian paths
- 3,363,000m barriers and metal fences
- Nearly 11,400 pedestrian zones
- 1,100 road signs in addition to speed reducers, bumps, markers, and road signs.
The project’s primary objectives are:
- to update the spatial database of assets and their condition, which helps proper planning of maintenance work and activities
- setting priorities to raise the efficiency of infrastructure assets
- provide the best infrastructure services to the public and road users
- maintain the safety of society.
The ADM also stated that the project integrates with the Osool system, which is concerned with the infrastructure assets management through updating the data and the status of the assets in the system to be operated later. It also prepares the maintenance plans and financial planning and estimates the shelf life of the assets to ensure taking the maximum advantage of the assets and increase their shelf life.
“We seek to continuously upgrade the abilities and capabilities of infrastructure assets to keep pace with the comprehensive growth experienced in Abu Dhabi at all levels to provide an infrastructure capable of achieving the aspirations of partners and the happiness of members of society,” said the Municipality.
The infrastructure and municipality assets sector developed the foundations and methodologies of the survey in accordance with international practices to ensure the quality of roads and infrastructure, improve the public appearance and maintain the roads of Abu Dhabi City.