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Amman to get LED street lighting

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AMMAN — The Greater Amman Municipality is in the process of changing street lighting in the city to LED, the director of Traffic Operations at the municipality, Muhammad Al-Fauri, confirmed in an interview on Hala Radio, according to Al Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

To date, 125,000 lighting units in the inner neighborhoods of the capital have been replaced with LEDs, that are characterized by their durability and reduced energy consumption and cost, Fauri said.

He said that the municipality in the final stages of preparing the tender documents to replace the lighting systems of all tunnels, central islands, and main streets in Amman with LEDs, and a tender was also launched to repaint street markings for main streets and internal roads. A type of paint is applied that gives a greater thickness to street markings which increases durability.

Fauri said that the lighting of the Sweileh Tunnel and the Suhaib Tunnel, that connect from Zahran Street to Al Madinah Street, has been completed, and people will see for themselves improvement in lighting levels, whether in tunnels or on main streets.

He said that the Greater Amman Municipality is close to finishing maintenance work and cleaning of manholes, and has completed insulation road traffic signals to protect them from rain.

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