Dubai Water Canal project to be completed this year, says RTA chairman


By Ad Attwood

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed that one of the city’s largest projects, the Dubai Water Canal, will be completed by the end of this year.

1aAccording to WAM, RTA chairman Mattar Al Tayer also said that other projects to be finished this year included the Union Museum project in Satwa and several road and junction upgrades.

Al Tayer also said that he expected the agency’s total revenues to jump by 14 percent in 2016, to $2.04 billion.

The RTA’s total budgeted expenditure for this year is $1.92 billion, split between an operational budget of $1.07 billion and an infrastructure projects budget of $1.01 billion. More info