Dh450m Parallel Roads project

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By Staff  www.emirates247.com

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced the completion of 75 per cent of construction works in Phase III of the Parallel Roads Project at Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), and expected all construction works in the project, which bears a price tag of Dh450 million, to be completed by the end of this year.

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), inspecting the project. (Supplied)
Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), inspecting the project. (Supplied)

Al Tayer made this statement during a site tour of the project, accompanied by Nabeel Mohammed Salih, Acting CEO of Traffic & Roads Agency, and a host of directors and engineers of the Agency as well as the contractor of the Project.

Al Tayer was briefed by the concerned officials about the work progress in Phase III of the Parallel Roads Project, which is considered one of the key construction phases of the Parallel Roads project, which forms an extension of the Western Parallel Road stretching within JLT district linking the sprawling property developments of Emaar and Nakheel with Sheikh Zayed Road and Mohammed bin Zayed Road.

Al Tayer inspected the components of the project which is constructed by the Italian Todini company and comprises the construction of seven main bridges providing a free traffic movement from and to JLT, and the improvement of key roads network in the neighbourhood to accommodate the traffic movement in the area and link it with the main roads in the neighbourhood.

The project also encompasses the construction of a road linking Sheikh Zayed Road with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, besides undertaking construction-related activities such as utilities, pavements, signage, ground markings, lighting, traffic diversions during construction and protecting the existing utility lines. More info