UAE: Over 34km of roads to come up in three Dubai residential areas

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on June 5, 2021
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The project will serve Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3 communities

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced plans for constructing internal roads project at three residential communities in Dubai - Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3.

The network, which spans 34.4 km in length, is expected to be completed in the second half of 2022, confirmed Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the board of executive directors of RTA.

“The project will improve the infrastructure of roads, streetlights, and rainwater drainage systems in residential areas,” he added. The roads also aim to improve infrastructure, cope with demographic and urban growth of residential areas, and uplift the living standard and increase the happiness of residents, stated Al Tayer.

Roads in Al Quoz 2

The internal roads project in Al Quoz 2 will cover the construction of an internal roads network extending 16km in the area situated between Al Khail and Al Meydan Roads.

Nad Al Sheba 2

In Nad Al Sheba 2, the internal roads project covers the construction of roads extending 12km along with parallel parking and streetlights besides linking with the storm water and sewage networks. An assessment will be carried out to the existing internal roads extending 27km from engineering, traffic safety and rainwater drainage perspectives.

Nad Al Sheba 2 is a residential area bordering three main roads namely: The Dubai–Al Ain Road westwards, Nad Al Hamar Street eastwards and southwards, and Al Manama Street northwards.

Al Barsha South 3

The roads in this neighbourhood will extend 6.4km within the Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens. The area is surrounded by Al Barsha South northwards, Al Hebiah 1 and 4 southwards (Motor City and Sports City), Arjan eastwards, and Al Barsha South 4 westwards.

Al Khawaneej 2

RTA is currently undertaking the internal roads project of 77km comprising of 68km of single carriageways and 9km of collector dual carriageways at Al Khawaneej 2. The final touches of the project.

Last year, RTA completed the Sama Al Jaddaf and Oud Al Mateena 1 Internal Roads Construction Projects. Sama Al Jaddaf Project covered constructing roads extending 12 km and linking them with the main surrounding roads such as Al Khail Road southwards, and Sheikh Rashid Street northwards. RTA also constructed several junctions including two signalised junctions and streetlight works.

Oud Al Mateena 1 Internal Roads Project covered the construction of internal roads for the Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Establishment extending 7km and linking them with the surrounding roads network.

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