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RTA Flagship Projects Timeline

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    Opening 4-way footbridge at vital Dubai Marina junction

    The bridge boasts of a unique design echoing the urban architecture of the neighbourhood and coastal areas. It stretches 75 metres and handles about 8000 people per hour in all directions.

    Progress rate in upgrading three metro stations clocks 40%

    The completion rate of upgrading three stations on the Dubai Metro Red Line namely: Dubai Internet City, Damac Properties and UAE Exchange has reached 40%.

    Opening 740-metre bridge leading to Dubai Creek Harbour

    (RTA) opens a flyover leading to the Western entrance of the Dubai Creek – Dubai Creek Harbour; an important phase of the Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Crossing Improvement Project. The project encompasses the improvement of Nadd Al Hamar Street - Ras Al Khor Road intersection, along with extensive improvements of Ras Al Khor Road.

    Completing 80 digital, 4th Industrial Revolution projects

    RTA has completed 80 projects as part of its digitization and smart and 4th industrial revolution projects. Nine of these projects were completed last year 2019

    Completing a project with 13 bridges leading to Dubai Hills Mall

    We have announced the completion of all construction works in Roads and Bridges leading to Dubai Hills Mall project. The project comprises of 13 bridges extending 3700 metres in length and 11-22 metres in width, with a combined capacity of 23,500 vehicles per hour.

    37% of Khawaneej Roads improvements completed

    Completion rate at Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project reached 37%. The project comprises the construction of three main interchanges as well as service roads extending 23 km along Khawaneej and Al Amardi Street. 

    Opening footbridges at Khalid bin Al Waleed, Al Marabea' Street

    (RTA) has opened a pedestrian bridge at Khalid bin Al Waleed Street, Bur Dubai, and another one at Al Marabea' Street, Al Quoz. RTA built these bridges to enhance pedestrian safety and streamline the link between residential communities and business outlets. 

    Opening two internal roads at Sama Al Jaddaf, Oud Al Muteena 1

    RTA opened (Saturday) 2nd of May 2020, the internal roads project at Sama Al Jadaf. It connects with other main roads in the vicinity such Al Khail Road to the South, and Sheikh Rashid Road to the North, thus enabling smooth mobility in the area. RTA also opened the internal roads project for Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Establishment at Oud Al Muteena 1. 

    RTA awards contract to upgrade Falcon Junction Project

    RTA awarded a contract for upgrading the Falcon Junction. The project, which is bordered by Al Khaleej, Khaled bin Al Waleed and Al Ghubaiba Streets, will cost about AED450 million. Upon completion, it will link with Shandagha Bridge (Infinity) Northwards.

    Completion rate of bridges to Deira Islands hits 75%

    His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced that the construction progress on the bridges leading to the entrance of Deira Islands has reached 75%.

    Soft Mobility Project to cover 3 Dubai areas

    (RTA) announced that the initial phase of Dubai Master Plan for ‘Soft Mobility’ would be completed March 2020. He revealed that this phase covered three residential districts namely Karama, Mankhool, and Al Qusais 1.

    Awarding contract worth AED500 million to improve Al Khawaneej Corridor Project

    RTA awarded a contract for the construction of Al Khawaneej Corridor and Mushrif Park Improvement Project. The project, which will cost about AED500 million, encompasses the construction of three main junctions at Al Khawaneej and Al Amardi Streets.

    Improvement of Al Awir Road, Entrances of International City

    The opening of Al Awir Road Improvement Project (Phase I) will contribute to the smooth flow of traffic from International City heading to Downtown Dubai. It included the construction of a bridge with an estimated capacity of 1000 vehicles per hour

    Latifa bint Hamdan and Umm Al-Sheef Streets Improvement Project

    The Project links Jumeirah with Al Khail Road and the Parallel Roads (First Al- Khail Road and Al-Asayel Street), has a cost tag of about AED800 million and its development comprises of two contracts.

    Phase 1 of 7th Interchange, Al Yalayes and Al Asayel Road Projects

    The two projects are set to enhance the link between the Sheikh Zayed Road and both Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road. They will ease the traffic flow on the Sheikh Zayed Road

    Launching the construction of Shindagha Bridge project

    Shindagha Bridge Project features an iconic design based on the concept of the infinity sign. It is part of the AED 5.035 billion Shindagha Corridor Project extending 13 km along Sheikh Rashid Street as well as Al Mina, Al Khaleej and Cairo Streets.

    Work on Airport St. Improvement Project clocks at 45%

    Ends on: First half of 2018

    Aannouncement that construction works have reached 50% on the First Contract of Improvement of Airport Street Project covering Rashidiya & Casablanca Intersections. He also reported that completion rate had reached 40% for the Second Contract covering Nad Al Hamar and Marrakech Intersections.

    New traffic changes to Ibn Battuta Street, surrounding areas under Route 2020

    Start on: [May and August 2017

    Ends on: Till end of Route 2020

    RTA has initiated several changes in streets linked with works in progress of Route 2020 Project.

    Affected Areas: Areas surrounding Ibn Battuta Street namely: Discovery Gardens, The Gardens, Al Furjan

    Completion rate hits 90% in bridge linking Al Khail Rd and Financial Centre Rd

    Ends on: End of 2017

    Completion rate had exceeded 90% in the project works of the bridge running from Al Khail Road to the Financial Centre Road. Works in the AED177 million project, which is undertaken by RTA in coordination with Emaar Properties, are expected to be completed by the end of 2017.

    Improvement of Airport, Tripoli Roads

    The awarding of a contract for the improvement of Tripoli Road in a 12 km stretch to provide a link between the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and the Emirates Road

    Signing of contract of Route 2020 Project costing AED10.6 billion

    Ends on: final quarter of 2019

    The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has officially awarded the contract of Route 2020 Project to Expolink

    Al Houdh Interchange construction 80% Completed

    RTA has announced that completion rate 80% on the construction of the Al Houdh Interchange at the intersection of Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Al Yalayis Road. full opening of the project by November 2016.

    Route 2020 Project

    H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai approves the awarding of Route 2020 Project at a cost of AED10.6 billion

    Endorsing the design of Enterprise Command & Control Center

    RTA has endorsed the model design of the Enterprise Command & Control Center (EC3), which is set to for construction at a cost of AED335 million to cater to the needs of hosting Expo 2020

    Phase II of Dual Carriageway of Seih Assalam Road Project

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    RTA has awarded contract of Phase II of Dual Carriageway of Seih Assalam Road Project. It covers a sector extending about 21 km from Al Qudra R/A up to the intersection of Dubai – Al Ain Road, at a cost of about AED178 million

    Project of Sheikh Rashid Rd – Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Rd Interchange

    Ends on: 2017

    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

    Project of constructing the Deira Palm Entrance Bridge

    Ends on: 2017

    RTA has recently endorsed the construction of Deira Palm Island Entrance Bridge Project, and opening the waterway underneath the bridge to serve the Marina and the new Fish Market

    Improving of Al Awir Road, Entrances of International City

    The project will include Improvement of Al Awir Road and Entrances of International City (First Stage) Project

    Contract of bridge from Al Khail Rd to Financial Center Rd

    Ends on: to be completed in the first quarter of 2017

    RTA, in coordination with Emaar Properties

    Improving Umm Al Sheef Street, Latifa bint Hamdan Street project

    Ends on: to be completed in the first quarter of 2018

    The project covers linking Jumeirah Street with Al Khail Road and parallel roads

    Cycling lanes in five residential areas

    Ends on: 12 months

    The first project covers the construction of a cycling and running route

    Academic City Road Project (Phase II)

    Ends on: To be completed in the last quarter of 2017

    The project comprises of the construction of a road of 4 lanes

    Academic City Road Extension Project - Phase I

    Ends on: Second quarter of 2016

    Construction of the initial phase of the Extension of the Academic City Road Project has started

    100 Smart Shelters for Public Transport riders

    Ends on: January 2016

    The project covers the construction of 100 smart air-conditioned bus shelters for the use of public bus riders

    Internal roads at Oud Al Mateena 2

    Ends on: 10 Months

    The construction of internal roads project at Oud Al Mateena 2 as part of the 5 Year Plan

    Constructing Dubai Parks bridges Project

    The bridges project aims primarily towards construction of entry and exit points

    Biking options along Dubai Tramway

    RTA is set to offer bike rental service along the line of the Dubai Tram

    12 marine transport stations to be built

    Ends on: Till 2018

    RTA would build 12 marine transport stations at the Business Bay Canal and the Dubai Water Canal

    Final stage of Al Yalayes Road Project

    The Roads and Transport Authority opens, on Friday 7 August 2015, the final stage of Al Yalayes Road

    Linking light signals with Traffic Control Center using 3G technology

    The project includes connecting all traffic signals in the emirate 408 junctions with the Traffic Control Center using 3G technology

    Downloadable NOCs project

    The project is summarized in launching an initiative for the automatic downloading of approvals and No Objection Certificates

    Constructing internal roads at Al Barsha South 2

    Construction of internal roads at Al Barsha South 2, complementing the initial phase of internal roads construction project at Al Barsha South 1, which start August 2015

    Construction works in Phase I of Seih Assalam Road Improvement

    he project includes phase I of the dualization of Seih Assalam Road. The project falls in a sector stretching 12 km

    LED power saving technology in streetlights

    The project is crystalised in using LED lights technology in street lights, the RTA is aiming to generate power saving

    The Dubai Cycling Track

    The completion rate of the project construction has reached 50 percent.

    Bridges construction of Bluewaters Island

    The project will be undertaken by the RTA in cooperation with Meraas Holding at a cost of AED475 million

    Dubai Metro Red Line extension to Expo 2020 site

    The Route 2020 Project encompasses the extension of the Red Line of the Dubai Metro

    The construction of the internal road network in Nad Al Shiba fourth

    The project includes the design and construction of the internal road network in Nad Al Shiba fourth

    The development works of parallel roads at Business Bay

    Ends on: 2015 - 2017

    The project is summed up in improvement works in Parallel Roads Project at the Business Bay district

    The construction of internal roads network in Al Kawaneej Second

    The project includes the design and construction of the internal road network in Al Kawaneej Second

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