Dubai’s RTA awards Dubai Harbour bridge construction contract

The new bridge is set to accommodate up to 6,000 vehicles per hour.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract to construct direct entry and exit points for Dubai Harbour, in partnership with Shamal Holding.

The initiative is in line with the directives of the United Arab Emirates’ vice-president and prime minister and Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The contract award took place under the guidance of Dubai Crown Prince and executive council chair Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Shamal Holding CEO Abdulla Binhabtoor said: “As we continue to upgrade and invest in the infrastructure and facilities of Dubai Harbour, we appreciate the support and partnership of the Roads and Transport Authority, as well as our wider ecosystem of partners,contractors, and developers.”

The Dh431m ($117.34m) contract involves the construction of a 1,500m bridge with two lanes in each direction, connecting Sheikh Zayed Road to Dubai Harbour.

It aims to enhance the area’s road network infrastructure in response to Dubai’s urban expansion and demographic growth.

Source: worldconstructionnetwork

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