New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) has assigned four contractors to implement projects for the Bait Al Watan project at a cost of EGP 160 mn and which will include electricity, sewage, and other facilities in New Cairo, Al Borsa reported on Wednesday.

Construction will begin this month on water networks, facilities expansion and roads by El Nasr for Buildings and Construction (EGYCO), Atlas General Contracting, Al Shams for Contracting, and the Construction and Reconstruction Company, according to the head of the New Cairo Authority, Alaa Abdelaziz.

The facilities will also include building green landscapes on an area of 127 acres in areas of Narges, and road expansion that will connect the first and second settlement to the city.

NUCA had previously assigned the General Nile Co. for Roads & Bridges to expand South 90th Street and develop inner roads at a cost of EGP 130 million, as well as assigning Orascom Construction for three tunnel projects and a garage that cots EGP 110 million.

The authority is set to develop the current infrastructure and add a total of 500 acres to the city as part of next year’s development plan.