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The action has been taken based on a study prepared by the RTA.
The study showed that a total of 29 sites suffered from traffic jams regularly, while 60 other sites experienced frequent vehicular accidents.
The RTA recommended chalking out a plan for quick traffic solutions and another plan for improving the traffic safety level on Dubai roads.
It has been revealed that the most common forms of accidents are smashing into still objects like traffic signs placed on the roadside or on the road; run-over accidents; jumping red lights, and speeding.
Based on the above mentioned reasons, the RTA suggested modifications to some 60 sites. It also suggested making improvements to enhance the visibility on roads, streamlining the vehicular traffic flow at junctions, protecting the RTA's road-related objects and signs, making modification to the way traffic signals are operating, and installation of radars to detect vehicles that jump the red light.
The RTA also suggested some sites where pedestrian crossings can be made, measures can be taken to prevent jaywalking, and suggested other sites where speed radars can be fixed to monitor speedsters and catch them.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, said that the study indicated and featured frequent traffic accidents at some major roads and pivotal junctions at different areas in Dubai such as Al Ittihad Road close to the borders with both Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
"That prompted the RTA to install additional warning signboards, remarking the lane for more clarity," Al Tayer added.
The RTA, he said, is currently mulling over how viable reducing speed limits will be at both areas, the Dubai-Abu Dhabi borders and Dubai-Sharjah borders, which would ensure boosting traffic safety on the highway.
According to the study, Al Tayer said the World Trade Centre roundabout is famous for frequent traffic accidents. That made the authority to add more exit lanes, increase the number of guiding signboards, remarking the lanes in the roundabout.
The RTA has also fixed the speed limit at Umm Suqeim and Al Qudra Street crossroad (junction) at 80km/h following recurrent vehicular accident there, he pointed out.
S.No Location Traffic solution Status 1 Doha St.-Oman St. Junction at Al Qusais 3rd industrial area Adding a free right-hand lane from Doha St. towards Oman St. Design/ implementation 2 Al Nahda St.-Ittihad Rd. junction (Al Mulla plaza) Adding one more lane at the junction Design/implementation 3 Abu Bakr Al Siddiq St. opposite Al Qabael shopping centre Providing a bus stop opposite Al Qabayel shopping centre Under implementation 4 Doha St. at Al Nahda area Adding a third lane on Doha St. in the direction towards Oman St. Design/implementation 5 St. No 10, AL Qusais locality Adding a roundabout at the junction of St. No 10 with St. no 13. The U-turn at St. No 10 will be driven away, and vehicles will get parking spaces on both sides of said street. Design/implementation 6 Omar ibn Al Khatab St. Adding a left-hand lane at Omar ibn Al Khatab- Al Maktoum St. junction Design/implementation 7 The multi-storey parking facility at Al Sabkha area Making improvements to the roads surrounding the parking building. Design/implementation 8 Marakesh St & St. No 5 at Al Garhoud neighborhood Adding a bus stop on Marakesh street, and a free right hand lane on St. No 5 Fulfilled 9 2nd Ras Al Khor Indus. area Making a service road on Nad Al Hamar road opposite the industrial area. Design/implementation 10 Latifa bin Hamdan St. with Al Asayel St. Stretching the storage lane on Latifa bint Hamdan St. towards the west. Fulfilled 11 Al Zomoroud St. with Al Marabe St. Providing U-turn at both directions Fulfilled 12 Al Marabe St. (the sector stretching between First Al Khaid St. and Al Khail Rd) Adding one more lane at Al Marabee St. to become three lanes instead of two. Design/implementation 13 Al Asayel- Al Marabe junction Removing the island separating lanes subject a joint lane is provided for west traffic movement towards Al Khail Rd. Design/implementation 14 Al Asayel St.- Street No 17B opposite Al Quoz mall Creating a two-lane road in each direction Design /implementation 15 First Al Khail St. at 3rd Al Qouz industrial area Furnishing the road with a new traffic signal, which enables traffic movement from the west to get an exit from Al Qouz 3rd Indus. area on Al Khail first St. in the direction towards Umm Suqaim Design/ implementation 16 Al Manara St. ( sector between Al Wasl St. with Jumairah St.) Providing a two-lane road I each direction supported with roundabouts. Design/implementation 17 Sanaa junction Modifying the ground road marking on the junction at all directions, in a way which enable the third lane to have free movement onward and leftward Under implementation 18 Oud Maithaa-Street No 19 junction in front of the American hospital Providing an additional lane to traffic heading right from St. No 19 towards Oud Maithaa St. east Design/implementation 19 St. No 16 in Al Karama locality Expanding St. 16 with two more lanes in each direction supported by roundabouts. Under implementation 20 Baghdad St.-Beirut St. junction Adding a lane to take left turn to the left direction on Baghdad St. with Beirut St. Design/implementation 21 Al Khail St. ( the sector between Latifa bint Hamdan St. with Maydan St.) Providing a lane from the left direction so Al Khail St. could become five lanes in place of four lanes in such a stretch. Fulfilled 22 Al Khail St. (the sector between Maydan St. and the flyover before the Dubai mall) Adding one more lane on Al Khail St. in the direction towards Sharjah so that the number of lanes would become four instead of three lanes. Design/implementation 23 2nd Ras Al Khor Indus. area Turning the roundabout on Al Manama-Nad Al Hamar Street to a signalized junction. Design/implementation 24 Al Rebat St.-Nad Al Hamar junction Providing free traffic movement from Al Rebat St. to Nad AL Hamr St/ or adding more lanes on the current flyover. Under study 25 University City St. ( Dubai Silicon Oasis exit) Adding an exit from Dubai Silicon Oasis at the university city St., and expanding the exit on university city St. with Dubai-Al Ain road to two lanes. Under implementation 26 Al Wasl St. -AL Safa St. junction Developing the junction in general Design/implementation 27 Al Qudra St. at Arabian ranches Adding a free traffic to the right hand on roundabouts as exit for the Arabia ranches project. Under implementation 28 Shaikh Zayed Road. Expanding exit No (42) on Shaikh Zayed Rd., the direction towards Sharjah. Under implementation 29 Shaikh Zayed Road. Making an addition exit on the service road from Shaikh Zayed road before umm Al Sheif St. in the direction towards Abu Dhabi. Under implementation S.No. Location Name Recommendations 1 World Trade Center Roundabout Construct additional lanes on the roundabout exits. Modify road marking. Provide additional guide signs. 2 Tripoli /Algeria Junction Provide ground mounted signal heads. Provide guard rail in the median. Provide additional road marking and traffic signs. 3 Abu Baker Siddique/ Muraqabat Junction Installing splitter islands. Installing white back plates for the signal heads. Installing red light violation cameras. 4 Salahuddin/ Abu Baker Siddique Junction Installing cantilever signals. Installing red light violation cameras. 5 Khalid Bin Waleed Street Installing pedestrian fence. Installing cantilever signals. Installing splitter islands. 6 Emirates Road near Abu Dhabi border Speed Reduction Study Installing rumble strips. Installing additional warning signs. 7 Emirates Road near Sharjah border Speed Reduction Study Modifying the road marking. Installing additional warning signs. 8 Umm Suqeim St Al Barsha south JN Removed all existing concert barrier Activate the pedestrian signals across the new access to the School Install a new secondary traffic signal Change all existing traffic signal heads at the Junction including cantilever to LED Curry out work related to road marking 9 Umm Suqeim Rd -Opp Arabian ranches Modify road marking & refresh existing road marking Modify the Entry to SMBZ road Install 2 slim line crash cushions 10 Wadi Al Safa Install Guard rail and existing guard rail end to be merged with concrete barrier Install rumble strips and traffic signs 11 Jabel Ali Hibab IND Erection of steel guard rail & crash cushion 12 Latifa Bint Hamdan St Proposed safety improvement on Exit al khail rod with Latifa bint hamdan St 13 Al Nahda Rd Install Guard rail and existing guard rail end to be merged with concrete barrier 14 Exit Umm Amara St Proposed safety improvement on exit umm Amara street 15 Dubai Hatta road Proposed safety improvement to all U - turns. Speed Reduction. Installation of a Roundabout 16 Sheikh Mohd Bin Zayed Rd Prepare the location to ready for heavy vehicle inspection 17 Umm Suqeim St/ Al Qudra Unifying the speed limit to 80km/h 18 Dubai Hatta Rd Hibab R/A Modify traffic signs with flasher Install rumble strips 19 Shindagha tunnel Improvement and enhance integration around Shindagha pedestrian tunnel 20 Rigga Metro Station Improvement and enhance integration around Rigga Metro station 21 Al Manama St Install Guard rail and existing guard rail end to be merged with concrete barrier 22 AL Garhoud area 30 A St Modify traffic circulation with necessary change in marking, Signs, Island & Road marking near Masjid 23 Baniyas Street Installing a pedestrian bridge. 24 Al Maktoum Street Installing a pedestrian bridge. 25 Al Mina Street Installing a pedestrian bridge. 26 Al Rashid Streer Installing a pedestrian bridge. 27 Baghdad Street Installing 2 pedestrian bridges. 28 Amman Street Installing a pedestrian bridge. 29 Nadd Al Hamar 47 St Roadside Protection Measures as per the Roadside Design Guide for Dubai (Concrete barriers, guardrail, crash cushions) 30 Al Qudra road 31 Al Sufouh road 32 Zaabeel raod 34 Emirates road 35 Al Qudra road 36 Air port Road 37 Al Etihad road 38 Al Qudrah road 39 AL Khawaneej R/A 40 Abu Baker Al Siddiqe Rd 41 Airport Rd 42 Pedestrian bridge on Benyas St 43 Sheikh M.Bin Zayed Al Ribat INT 44 Academic city road 45 Muhaisnah First 46 AL Garhoud 01 St Measures to enhance pedestrian safety and traffic calming measures (Flat top humps, zebra crossings, traffic signs, speed humps) 47 Al Khawneej first 48 Al Rashidiya 33St 49 Al Hamreia port area 50 Al Karama Metro station 51 Al Kuwit AL Karama 52 AL Ghubaba Rd 53 Al Qouz second 26 St 54 Wadi Al Amardi area 55 AL Sanbook St 56 Al Khana St 57 Al Khawaneej area 58 Oud Al Muteena first area 59 Muhaisna Second Ministry of health 60 Wadi Al Amardi area
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