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Construction of bridges leading to Deira Island 75% complete

H.E Mattar Mohamed Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, announced the completion of 75% of the project of bridges leading to the entrances to the Deira Islands, which includes the implementation of three bridges, linked to the previously existing bridge that crosses the navigation water channel and consists of six tracks in each direction, and comes Its implementation is within the directives of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to complete a package of road projects related to the Shindagha axis, indicating that it is expected to complete the project works in the middle of next June


This came during his inspection of the work progress of the project – which is implemented by the authority in coordination and cooperation with the company (Nakheel) – in the presence of managers and engineers from the authority. 1.6 km, in addition to a bridge with a capacity of six tracks with a length of 140 meters, with a ramp of the bridge from the side of the Deira Islands.

The project includes the implementation of a two-track bridge that provides free traffic from the Deira Islands to the Gulf Street in the north, and another bridge with three paths that provides free traffic from the Deira Islands to the Gulf Street in the south, and a bridge with two tracks that provides free traffic from the Gulf Street in the south to the Deira Islands, and was taken into account in the implementation The bridge intersection on Al Khaleej Street, allowing the provision of two future bridges towards Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Street.

The project also includes raising the efficiency of Al Khaleej Street by a length of 1.8 km, from Abu Hail intersection in the north to Al Baraha Hospital in the south, by adding two intersections ruled by traffic lights at the intersection of Al Khaleej Street with Abu Hail and Abu Bakr Al Siddiq streets, instead of the existing rotors, and these improvements are part of the improvements The future is on the axis of Al-Shindagha.

It should be noted that the project (Deira Islands), which is developed by (Nakheel) company, is the new waterfront for Dubai, and it consists of four artificial islands that have been reclaimed within the waters of the Arabian Gulf along the coast of Deira with an area of ​​about 17 million square meters, which is the largest development project in an area Deira, which includes the implementation of hundreds of hotels, furnished apartments, multi-use buildings and moorings, and the population of the project is expected to reach approximately 250 thousand people, and 80 thousand employees.

According to traffic studies, the traffic volume generated by the project is expected to reach about 110,000 trips during the rush hour, which requires the implementation of a huge infrastructure for the road network and public transportation systems, with three bridges to the main entrances and exits of the project that cross the navigational water channel, including two entrances located at the intersections of Gulf Street with Both Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Street and Abu Hail Street, and the third entrance extends from Al Mina Street alongside Rashid Port, taking into account the presence of direct and free movement


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