The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced plans to assemble a bridge connecting Dubai Islands and Bur Dubai.
The bridge, spanning 1.42 km can have 4 lanes in every route with a complete capability of 16,000 automobiles per hour in each instructions.
Dubai Islands will have direct entry and exit factors on the Bur Dubai aspect via the brand new bridge stretching throughout the Creek between the Infinity Bridge and the Port Rashid Development Project.
A devoted observe for cyclists and pedestrians shall be constructed alongside the bridge, whereas the mission will even function floor roads extending almost 2 km to attach current roads from each ends of Dubai Islands and Bur Dubai.
The mission is ready to be accomplished in 2026.
An settlement for the development of the mission was formalised on Wednesday by Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA and Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nakheel.
#RTA signed an settlement with NAKHEEL, the world’s main actual property developer, to assemble direct entrances and exits to the Dubai Islands mission from Bur Dubai. The bridge extends 1,425 metres and contains 4 lanes in every route with a complete capability of 16,000… pic.twitter.com/OdQ2fWxtfa
— RTA (@rta_dubai) September 13, 2023
The initiative is a part of the broader Al Shindagha Corridor Improvement Project, which is being carried out by the RTA at an estimated price of AED 5.3 billion.
It entails the development of 15 intersections spanning 13 km in complete. Due to its huge scope, the mission has been cut up into 5 phases.
The Corridor serves Deira and Bur Dubai along with a number of improvement initiatives equivalent to Dubai Islands, Dubai Seafront, Dubai Maritime City and Port Rashid.
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