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Dubai’s Al Maktoum bridge to close for annual check-up

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced plans to carry out annual maintenance of Al Maktoum Bridge. The bridge will be closed for road...

Chat with RTA: Salik-free hours on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road?

Salik charges continue to drive UAE commuters around the bend, with the road toll‎ emerging as one of the top topics raised by residents in an online, freewheeling chat with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai.

Dubai’s $195m bridges project on track

Construction at the Dh719 million ($195.7 million) Trade Center Bridges Project in Dubai has reached 90 per cent completion and the project is expected to open in the second half of November, said a top official.

RTA completes 68percent of Trade Center Bridges

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), announced the accomplishment of 68 per cent in the Trade Center Bridges Project at Zaabeel, adding that the project is set for opening by the end of this year. The Project comprises the construction of 22 precast concrete slabs bridges extending 4250 meters with a capacity of two lanes in each direction, in addition to a 120 meter-long concrete bridge added to serve the traffic heading towards Al Maktoum Bridge.

Rashid Hospital Tunnels completion rate hit 80%: RTA

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that completion rate in Rashid Hospital Tunnels has topped 82 per cent in the Project which comprises the construction of roads & two 2-lane tunnels serving the traffic inbound from Tariq bin Ziyad & Umm Harir Streets and heading towards the intersection of Al Al Riyadh Street with the extension of the Floating Bridge.

Rashid Hospital tunnels to be opened next year

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, said the Rashid Hospital Tunnels Project is part of a master plan aimed to ease the traffic congestions in the vicinity of Rashid Hospital and ensure smooth traffic flow in the area. “Upon completion of the project, the capacity of roads within the surroundings of the project will rise to about 6,000 vehicles per hour.”