Dubai - It also included the construction of a two-lane bridge stretching 1,000 metres as a main exit on the Shaikh Zayed Road from Dubai Parks in the direction of Abu Dhabi.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the Dubai Parks & Resorts bridges project in cooperation with Meraas Holding at a total cost of Dh250 million. The bridges will be open in concurrence with the Dubai Parks & Resorts project by the end of October.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, said: "The project included constructing entry and exit points linking the Dubai Parks project with the Shaikh Zayed Road in the direction from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in the vicinity of Seih Shoaib.
"It comprised the construction of a three-lane bridge stretching 1,500 metres as a main entry to the Shaikh Zayed Road for vehicles coming from Dubai heading to Dubai Parks.
It also included the construction of a two-lane bridge stretching 1,000 metres as a main exit on the Shaikh Zayed Road from Dubai Parks in the direction of Abu Dhabi.
"The project also comprised road works within the Dubai Parks linked with the Shaikh Zayed Road and Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road extending about 16km. These roads comprise a seven km-long dual carriageway of two lanes in each direction linking with the Shaikh Zayed Road and Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, in addition to other works within the project zone extending 9km."
The project works also included lighting, traffic signs, rainwater drainage, utility lines, besides shifting and protecting utility lines intercepting the project works such as electricity, water, communication and others.
The new bridges have been designed to meet all needs of the Dubai Parks project, which is the latest addition to leisure destinations in Dubai to attract tourists.