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Dubai’s Road Network Gets a Major Boost with New Infrastructure Projects

Dubai has completed a number of substantial road improvements during the previous several months. The Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Improvement Project, the Infinity Bridge constructed as part of the Al Shindagha Corridor Improvement, and the Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project are a few examples.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will construct a number of significant roads “in the next phase,” senior officials told Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Tuesday. include the following:

Road Hessa

Hessa Street will be improved to provide for a 16,000 automobile per hour capacity along the 4.5 km between its intersection with Sheikh Zayed Road and that with Al Khail Road.

Street Umm Suqeim

Between its intersection with Al Khail Road and its connection with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, a 4.6 km stretch will be expanded to increase its capacity to 16,000 automobiles per hour.

Avenue Al Khaleej

Three underpasses totaling 1.65 kilometers in length and with a combined capacity of around 12,000 automobiles per hour are being constructed as part of the project. From the ramp of the Infinity Bridge to Cairo Street, the project extends across a 3 km stretch of land.

The RTA’s strategic projects and goals were being examined at the time by Sheikh Hamdan.The primary indicators indicating Dubai’s road network infrastructure was fast growing were made known to the crown prince of Dubai. From 8,715 lane-km in 2006 to 18,768 lane-km in 2022, the entire length of Dubai’s road network rose by 115%.Dubai’s road infrastructure and safety laws place the emirate among urban areas in Sweden, Norway, and Japan in terms of traffic safety.

The average time needed to travel 10 kilometers in Dubai’s central business district (CBD) was less than it was in other major international cities including Los Angeles, Montreal, Sydney, Berlin, Rome, and Milan. Compared to the global average of 21 minutes every 10 kilometers, TomTom, a company that monitors traffic and congestion throughout the world, stated that the trip time in Dubai’s CBD was 12 minutes every 10 kilometers.

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