A new highway connecting Dubai and Abu Dhabi will be opened to motorists today.
The 62-kilometre long Abu Dhabi – Dubai highway comprising four lanes in both directions, is an extension of the Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (MBZR) in Seih Shuaib at the Dubai border.
he highway starting from Seih Shuaib towards Abu Dhabi, the highway will pass through the Forest Belt, Al Maha Forest, Kizad, Khalifa City, then crossing Al Ajban Road, passing by Abu Mureikha, Zayed Military City, Al Falah area and Sweihan Interchange at Abu Dhabi-Sweihan Road, which is just behind Abu Dhabi Airport.
The Dh2.1billion project includes six interchanges, in addition to six underground passes.
The execution of this new highway has followed a detailed study of the conditions and volume of daily traffic between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The four-lane highway will have a capacity of 8,000 vehicles per hour, 2,000 vehicles per each lane. More info
By Staff www.khaleejtimes.com