Dubai Frame project on track to open this year

The project, which is scheduled for completion next month, is expected to attract around 2 million visitors per year

The Dubai Frame is scheduled to open next month.
The Dubai Frame is scheduled to open next month.

Dubai's iconic new landmark, the Dubai Frame, is on schedule to open to visitors next month.

The project, located nearn the Star Gate games and rides area of Zabeel Park, will boast panoramic views of Old dubai from one side and the skyline of new Dubai from the other side.

The $43.5million project consists of two 150 metre towers, which are 93metres wide, and comprises a 100 sqm bridge which will allow guests to take snapshots of both sides of the city.

Moawya Abdul Rahman, head of structural engineering unit at Dubai Municipality, told Gulf News that the project is now close to completion with "the most difficult part now finished."

"We are now in the final pahse of the project of cladding the building, an an external cladding cleaning mechanism will be incorporated in the design by consultants. We are right on track and the project has been running smoothly and as planned. In the next few weeks, the panoramic lift will be fixed and the museum will also be set up," Abdul Rahman said.

Once completed, the Dubai Frame is expected to attract around 2 millions visitors per year. 

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