The Mataaf Bridge was erected in 2013 to increase the capacity of the Pilgrims performing Tawaaf in the midst of the ongoing expansion of the Mataaf Itself.
The Capacity of the Mataaf has now increased from 19,000 to 30,000 believers in the Mataaf Area Alone.
Mataaf's look after the Bridge Removal
After the completion of the Floors in the Masjid Al Haram Building, the total capacity will increase from 44,000 to 144,000 believers per hour. The Complete Expansion of the Mataaf is expected to be completed before Ramadan 2016.