Dubai Creek extended by 9.8 kilometre

DUBAI — Dubai Creek has been extended by 9.8km as part of the Dubai Properties Business Bay project, and now reaches to the city's Shaikh Zayed Road. Dubai Properties announced today that on completion of the extension project, the Creek will stretch to 13.1km, with its widest section measuring 500 m.

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Published: Wed 30 Aug 2006, 8:36 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 1:04 PM

Work on the Creek extension is being carried out in several phases. Phases 1 and 2 span Doha Street and Shaikh Zayed Road, and connect the extension to the Creek's former head at Ras Al Khor. Phase 3, located between Oud Metha Road and Doha Street, is also nearing completion. Hashim Al Dabal, CEO of Dubai Properties said, "The Creek extension initiative is progressing on schedule. The extension is part of Dubai Properties' vision to restore the commercial importance of the Creek, and link it with the new business and financial corridor of Business Bay and Shaikh Zayed Road."

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