Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that a massive new bridge spanning 740m has officially opened.
Video: opening a new bridge of 3 lanes and 740-metre length, links the traffic inbound from Dubai-Al Ain Rd and Al Khail Rd heading Eastwards to Dubai Creek Harbour. The project also includes the construction of a new street of 4 lanes in each direction extending 1.5 km. pic.twitter.com/OADU4zgCs4— RTA (@rta_dubai) June 27, 2020
Leading to the western entrance of Dubai Creek Harbour, Dubai’s newest flyover is an important phase of the Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Crossing Improvement Project – one of the biggest projects RTA is looking to complete over the next few years.
The project encompasses the improvement of the Nadd Al Hamar Street–Ras Al Khor Road intersection, along with extensive improvements of Ras Al Khor Road.
“The project, which includes the construction of a new bridge of three lanes and 740-metre length, links the traffic inbound from Dubai–Al Ain Road and Al Khail Road heading eastwards to Dubai Creek – Dubai Creek Harbour. The bridge has a capacity of 7,500 vehicles per hour in the entry direction, and 3,000 vehicles per hour in the exit direction,” said His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA.
“The project includes the construction of a new street of four lanes in each direction extending 1.5 km in addition to entry and exit points from and to the newly constructed buildings, to ease the movement of traffic inbound from the Nadd Al Hamar Street–Ras Al Khor Road junction. The new network ensures free traffic flow to the newly constructed residential units at Dubai Creek area by linking with surrounding streets. Works completed included a modern lighting network of 108 light poles,” added Al Tayer.
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