Arabian Ranches flyover opens today

DUBAI - Motorists facing traffic snarls on Emirates Road can heave a sigh of relief as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced to open the Arabian Ranches Interchange from Friday.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Sat 23 Aug 2008, 1:22 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:09 PM

An artist’s impression of the Inter-change. — RTA suppliedThe Arabian Ranches Interchange which took two years to complete at a cost of Dh410 million, links Emirates Road with Umm Suqeim and Al-Qudrah roads, and is expected to ease the traffic on Emirates Road.

Maitha bin Adai, CEO of the Traffic and Roads Agency at the RTA, stated: 'The previous roundabout at the intersection of Emirates Road cutting the Umm Suqeim and Al-Qudrah roads has been replaced by a multi-tier flyover spanning 11 bridges and one underpass.

'The project also entailed widening of the Umm Suqeim Road into four lanes in each direction and Al-Qudrah Road into two lanes in each direction,' the CEO of the Traffic and Roads Agency stated.

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