More roads for north Dubai

A new highway has been completed that cuts through the entire industrial hub of Dubai, linking the Emirates Road with the Dubai Bypass road.

A new highway has been completed that cuts through the entire industrial hub of Dubai, linking the Emirates Road with the Dubai Bypass road. The 10 km-long road that took 12 months to build at a cost of AED 250m will offer quick access to vehicles transporting goods and services across Dubai Industrial City. The road was laid by construction firm Tatweer as part of an AED 770m infrastructure development that also includes a two new sewage treatment works.

Additionally, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded large contracts for its parallel roads project to Todini Co and Al Naboodah Contracting.

Todini Co will take phase 3 of the project, valued at US $122m, while Al Naboodah Contracting is to manage a 20km section of road in a deal worth US $260m.

The finished project, scheduled for completion within two years, will create a 108km corridor extending from Sheikh Rashid Road to the north, terminating at the Abu Dhabi border.

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