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Mattar Al Tayer, Chairmanand Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the completion of all construction works at the 1st Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road, which will be opened for traffic by the end of January 2011, a statement said.
He added that by opening this vital interchange, RTA would finalise the 6th and final phase of Ras Al Khor road contracts, which extends more than 14 km from the airport tunnel northward terminating at the 1st Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road southward.
“The remaining works at the 1st Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road will be completed in four stages. RTA will open today (Wednesday) the main bridge on Sheikh Zayed Road ensuring traffic flow coming from the Financial Center Road (Upper and Lower Decks) heading towards Sheikh Zayed Road in the Abu Dhabi-bound direction, and also ensures the flow of traffic from Al Safa Road to Sheikh Zayed Road in the direction of Abu Dhabi. Next Saturday, RTA will open the widening of Sheikh Zayed Road near Burj Khalifa in the direction of the Financial Center Road,” said Al Tayer. More info