Completion rate in Rashid Hospital Tunnels Project hits 80%: RTA



The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 80% of construction works have been completed in Rashid Hospital Tunnels Project and the project, which costs about 722 million dirham, is expected to be fully completed and opened for traffic by 30 June 2013.

Commenting on the project, H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, said: “The construction of Rashid Hospital Tunnels Project is part of a master plan aimed to ease the traffic congestion in the vicinity of Rashid Hospital and step up the traffic flow in the area. Upon the project completion, the capacity of roads within the scope of the project is set to rise to as much as 6000 vehicles per hour.

“The project contractor has completed all infrastructure works related to DEWA, sewage services and Etisalat as well as the construction works in vehicular & pedestrian tunnels, and the electromechanical works in the tunnels,” added Al Tayer. More info