New roads open in Dubai to ease site visitors stream

Published: February 04, 2023

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street Improvement Project.

Extending 3 km from the intersection with the Dubai-Al Ain Road, the enhancements will increase the capability to 14,400 automobiles per hour in each instructions.

The RTA additionally opened two 120-metre bridges on the intersection of Dubai Silicon Oasis, comprising 4 lanes in every path. 

The venture serves Dubai Silicon Oasis, over 25 universities and schools, and a scholar inhabitants of 27,500 along with the encompassing growth initiatives.

In the longer term, RTA plans to enhance Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street within the sector from the Academic City to the intersection with Al Awir Street.

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), stated the completion of street and transportation initiatives are to maintain tempo with the continued growth throughout Dubai.

“The venture is a part of RTA’s grasp plan to enhance roads, bridges, crossings, and tunnels to accommodate the rising site visitors volumes and ease mobility throughout the emirate.”

The venture works embody the development of a signalised intersection beneath the 2 bridges that serve 20 lanes in all instructions with a capability of 8,000 automobiles per hour to make sure a seamless site visitors stream to Dubai Silicon Oasis and Zayed University.

It additionally encompasses site visitors enhancements on the Academic City Roundabout and freeway avenue lighting companies.

Works concerned establishing a number of intersections with roads within the space together with a flyover on the intersection of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street with Latifa Bint Hamdan Road close by the doorway of the Global Village for site visitors inbound from Emirates Road.

Plus a signalised roundabout on the intersection with Al Qudra Road, and a signalised floor junction with Hessa Road.

“The site visitors options undertaken are short-term and shall be upgraded sooner or later with an array of ultimate site visitors options,” added Al Tayer.


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