Roads & Transport Authority By Mohammed Al Munji www.zawya.com
The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the interchange linking Hessa Road, Al Khail Road and Al Barsha with Sh Mohammed bin Zayed Rd. This key interchange serves the traffic movement from and to Al Barsha via Sh Mohammed bin Zayed Rd, providing free vehicular passage in all directions, including the area under development surrounding the interchange.
H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, said: “By opening this flyover, the RTA has completed the construction of all works in this vital project, which has a cost tag of 940 million dirham. Works in the project, main parts of which had already been opened by the RTA, started in the second quarter of 2008 and was fully completed as per the approved timeline.
This Project marks the second phase of widening Sh Mohammed bin Zayed Rd Project stretching from the Arabian Ranches Interchange up to the outskirts of Abu Dhabi Emirate. The project is undertaken as part of RTA Master Plan for upgrading roads, bridges, crossings and tunnels to improve the transit movement & mobility in all parts of the Emirate. It also comes in implementation of RTA Strategic Plan for upgrading the infrastructure of roads network and public transit systems in Dubai Emirate with the aim of sorting out integrated road systems as well as land and marine transport networks that are safe to use, matching to the comprehensive development plans, and meeting the needs of demographic expansion besides contributing to encouraging development & investment in the Emirate. More info