Rabat - HRH crown prince Moulay El Hassan dedicated this Friday a new bridge (Moulay Youssef bridge) over the bouregreg valley linking the two cities of Rabat and Sale.
Upon arrival at the new bridge, HRH the Crown Prince was greeted by delegate minister for the interior Cherki Drais, governor of the prefecture of Sale, Abdeslam Bikrat, president of the council of the Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer region, Abdelkebir Berkia, president of the communcal council of the city of Rabat, Fathallah Oualalou and acting president of the communcal council of the city of Sale, Mohamed Aouad.
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was also greeted by CEO of the Agency for the development of the Bouregreg Valley, Lemghari Sakel, and CEO of the group of construction enteprises (SINTRAM-LRN), Benhamane El Mouloudi.
After following explanations on the Bouregreg Valley road system, HRH the crown prince was presented with a book on the bridge technical and general data. HRH the Crown Prince then cut the symbolic ribbon and crossed the bridge in a car.
The new bridge construction, launched in June 2012, required 18 months for a total investment of 142 million Dirhams. Expected average traffic at the 200 m-long bridge is estimated at a daily 15,000 vehicles.