RTA has awarded a contract of construction on Sheikh Rashid Rd – Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Rd Interchange Project will cost AED 611m and is set for completion during the last quarter of 2017. The project concurs with the nearing of construction works in upgrading Wafi Interchange, which will be opened by the end of April 2016.
The project encompasses the construction of a bridge on the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road and a tunnel on the Sheikh Rashid Road, along with a bridge stretching from Umm Harir Road in the direction of Sheikh Rashid Road. The project will result in smooth and free traffic movement from the Trade Center R/A to the intersection of Khalifa bin Zayed Road with Al Kuwait Road, where a 2-lane bridge will be constructed in each direction. The construction of tunnel, on the Sheikh Rashid Road, will take place in the direction of the intersection of Sheikh Rashid Road with Al Mankhool Road, comprising four lanes in each direction. It also includes the construction of a signalized junction underneath the bridge, while ensuring free traffic movement for turning from main roads to subsidiary roads as well as free traffic movement through a one-lane flyover stretching from Umm Harir Road to Sheikh Rashid Road. Works also include lighting, pavements, irrigation conduits, sewage system, and rainwater drainage system in addition to shifting & protecting utility lines such as electricity, water and telecommunications.
Ends on: 2017
Project Cost: 611 million AED