Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the completion of 60% of the development of the axis of Tripoli Street, which links the streets of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and the UAE with a length of about 12 km.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Authority's Board of Directors, said the new project will be a parallel hub and will support the Airport Road Development Project, recently opened by the Authority. The project will expected to be opened in the first half of 2019.
He added that the project contributes to strengthening ties between Dubai and Sharjah, in addition to reducing traffic congestion, improving traffic flow, improving the entrances to Al Warqaa and Mirdif areas along Tripoli Street and increasing from the safety level along the axis. Traffic-free traffic capacity of 12,000 vehicles per hour in the two-way «6000 vehicles per hour in each direction», and is expected to contribute to reducing traffic volumes on these axes by 30% and will work when a parallel axis of Al-Umar – Khawaneej and Aweer Ras Al Khor 90 is completed%.
He pointed out that the work in the project is accelerating. The completion rate in the expansion of Tripoli Street from the junction with Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road to the Emirates Road is more than 90% The completion rate in the development of the bridge between Tripoli and Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan is more than 95% , while the completion rate in the bridge connecting the Tripoli Street with the Emirates Road to Sharjah is about 40%. The completion rate in the bridge on the Tripoli Street axis with Nouakchott Street was more than 50% Tunnel located at the intersection of Tripoli and Algiers (Mirdif Al-Warqa) T of 10%.
Al Tayer noted that the development of the Tripoli Street axis includes the extension of Tripoli Street from the intersection with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road near the Mirdif City Center and to Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road with a length of 6.5 km and the implementation of a new street in the land area of the junction with Tripoli Street with Street Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, up to 5.3 km long with three tracks in each direction, bringing the length of the axis to about 12 km and also includes the development of intersections along the axis.The junction of Tripoli Street and Algiers Street will be developed into a tunnel with three lanes Each direction serves the traffic coming from the sign Rabat to Tripoli Street, with the development of the current surface intersection condemned signal light, and it is expected that this development will contribute to reducing the existing waiting time three minutes from the intersection to less than a minute.
The project also includes the development of the roundabout located on Tripoli Street with Nouakchott Street to a three-lane bridge in both directions and the establishment of a traffic lock marked with light, as well as the development of the current roundabout on Tripoli Road with Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road to a traffic intersection Free in all directions and the creation of the streets of the detours meetings, in addition to the creation of two tunnels to cross the beauty and expand the tunnel that crosses beauty No. 3 on Emirates Road .
He pointed out that it also included the development of the junction of the extension of Tripoli Street with the Emirates Road by constructing a bridge that serves traffic from Tripoli Street to Emirates or Sharjah with a capacity of three tracks, as well as the expansion work to Tripoli Street at various locations and improvements in the Balarmitha club, The project involves the construction of a bridge to serve the traffic coming from Tripoli Street to Emirates Road in the direction of the emirate Sharjah with a capacity of three tracks and the establishment of a superficial intersection (entrance and exit) for the movement from Sharjah on Emirates Road.
"Dubai Roads": 60% of the completion of the development of the axis of Tripoli Street, which links the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and the Emirates, a length of approximately 12 km and the opening in the first half of 2019.
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