Dubai: Dubai Municipality has strengthened its automated fleet dedicated to cleaning the main and highway roads in the emirate with five new vehicles with advanced technical specifications as part of an expanded plan to renew the automated sweeping vehicles used to clean the main, external and highway roads.
This comes within the framework of its continuous efforts to enhance the level of cleanliness of the city and to keep pace with the latest products produced by international companies specialized in the field of city cleaning, according to the best international standards and approved standard specifications.
Engineer Saeed Abdul Rahim Safar, Acting Director of the Waste Operations Department in Dubai Municipality, confirmed that the municipality’s plan to develop the cleaning fleet will include many types of vehicles and equipment for cleaning the roads and different areas of the city, as 5 large-sized sweepers operating with smart and advanced systems were supplied to sweep approximately 2,250 people. How many highways and external streets per day in the Emirate of Dubai.
The plan is part of the management of waste operations implemented by Dubai Municipality to maintain the sustainability of the cleanliness of all the emirate’s sites.
Safar indicated that the main road cleaning teams, consisting of 151 cleaners and 18 supervisors, were able to complete the task. From the completion of 670 emergency communications since the beginning of this year, including road accidents, debris falling on the sides of the roads, dead animals and sand residues.
As a result, 144 tons of weeds, dry trees and general waste were removed. The number of the automated fleet for managing waste operations in Dubai Municipality is 752 vehicles and equipment, of which 35 vehicles and equipment are for road cleaning.