Major progress on Dubai project to ease traffic


A major project aimed at easing traffic on Dubai's Al Manama Street is now 67 per cent complete.

According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the capacity of the existing road will be enhanced by transforming the three intersections on Al Manama Street with Aden Street, Sanaa Street and Nad Al Hamar Street into signallised surface junctions.

It also see an increase in the number of traffic lanes to four in each direction up to the intersection with Nad Al Hamar Street.

These improvements will increase the capacity of the street by 2,000 vehicles per hour in each direction.

The project falls within the domain of the recently opened Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project.

It includes the construction of a new traffic corridor that connects Al Meydan Street with Al Manama Street through a four-lane bridge, in addition to the construction of slip lanes to link with the Dubai-Al Ain Road.

The overall construction work is scheduled for completion during the third quarter of this year.

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