Ministry of Transport announced complete implemented of the parking to book the
trucks in Makkah on Haddat ash Sham road and Bryman parking, as well as the
Eastern Province Dammam – Abu-Hadriyah road. This project aims to reduce the
traffic, accidents and the congestion.
Bryman parking accommodates between
75 and 100 trucks, of 700m length and 20m width, 1500m acceleration and
deceleration lanes and 7m the entryway width. On the other hand, Abu-Hadriyah
parking accommodates between 150 to 200 trucks, an area of 100,000m and its
land was allocated by the General Authority of Civil Aviation. This phase
followed by implementing another 2 parking.
Ministry of Transport make sure that the parking should be located 15m away
from the cities entrances, and not to be near the bridges, the distance between
the parking and the intersections should not be less than 2 km and availability
the safety on site.
Ministry of Transport has a plan to implement at least 26 parking to book the
trucks in coordination with the Public Transport Authority and the Ministry of
Interior, to regulate the truck's movement and avoid the accidents that
amounted in first three months of 2018 about 1370 accidents. In addition, the
reducing the traffic congestion where the truck's daily average movement on Abu
Hadriyah road exceeded 4,300 trucks, and Haddat ash Sham road about 3,000