Dubai's RTA completes work on 1st interchange



Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the completion of all construction works at the first interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road; which will be opened for traffic by the end of January 2011.

The Dhs617m project comprises bridges extending more than 3kms and tunnels measuring 850 meters.

The new interchange will provide free traffic flow in all directions linking Sheikh Zayed Road and the Upper and Lower Decks of the Financial Centre Road. It also includes the construction of a tunnel linking the road passing at the backside of Mazaya Centre and the road passing at the backside of towers overlooking Sheikh Zayed Road, in addition to the widening of Al Safa Road and improving the intersections at the road in a sector extending up to Al Wasl Road.