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Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for the Hessa Road Enchancment Mission.
The scope of the venture, in accordance with RTA, is 4.5 km from the intersection with Sheikh Zayed Highway to the intersection with Al Khail Highway.
The venture will double the variety of lanes on Hessa Road from two to 4 in every path, and improve capability by one hundred pc to accommodate 8,000 autos per hour.
The venture work additionally consists of the development of a 13.5 kilometer cycle path.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director Normal and Chairman of the Board of Administrators of the RTA mentioned: “The Hessa Road Enchancment Mission is a vital venture for the event of the street community infrastructure. The venture serves a number of residential and improvement communities reminiscent of Al Sufouh 2, Al Barsha residential space and Jumeirah Village Circle.
“The inhabitants of the areas served by the venture is predicted to succeed in greater than 640,000 folks by 2030. The venture will double the capability of Hessa Road from 8,000 autos to 16,000 autos per hour in each instructions.”
Hessa Road Enchancment Mission to cowl 4 main intersections
The Dhs689m venture entails the renewal of 4 main intersections alongside Hessa Road: Sheikh Zayed Highway, First Al Khail Road, Al Asayel Road and Al Khail Highway.
Al Tayer added: “The venture consists of the development of 4 main intersections. The primary is the intersection of Hessa Road with Sheikh Zayed Highway, which can have a two-lane ramp working alongside the route of the Dubai Metro Pink Line to serve site visitors turning proper from Sheikh Zayed Highway to Hessa Road eastwards to the Emirates Highway.
“The second entails upgrading the intersection of Hessa Road with First Al Khail Road by rising the variety of lanes on the present Hessa Road bridge from three to 4 lanes in every path, together with site visitors enhancements to the overhead signalized intersection.”
“The third entails enhancing the intersection of Hessa Road and Al Asayel Road by rising the variety of lanes from two to 4 in every path alongside Hessa Road, along with site visitors enhancements on the overhead signalized intersection. The fourth is the intersection of Hessa Road with Al Khail Highway and entails the development of a two-lane ramp to serve site visitors north to Al Khail Highway in the direction of Sharjah,” Al Tayer defined.
Cycle path to be constructed
“The venture entails the development of a 13.5 km observe for bicycles and e-scooters with a width of 4.5 meters, 2.5 meters for bicycles and e-scooters and two meters for pedestrians.
“The route connects Al Sufouh to Dubai Hills through Hessa Road and serves residential areas reminiscent of Al Sufouh, Al Barsha and Barsha Heights. It is going to enhance first- and last-mile connectivity by connecting to Dubai Web Metropolis Metro Station in addition to business and repair locations within the space,” mentioned Al Tayer.
The brand new cycle path consists of two bridges. The primary bridge crosses Sheikh Zayed Highway, and the second crosses Al Khail Highway and is 5 meters large: three meters for bicycles and e-scooters, and the remaining two meters for pedestrians.
The geometric design of the Al Khail Highway Bridge is impressed by its environment.
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The Hessa Road improvement venture follows RTA’s earlier tasks, together with the widening of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Highway and Al Khail Highway, and the development of a flyover to attach Hessa Road, Al Khail Road and Al Barsha to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Highway . .
This bridge will guarantee easy site visitors circulate to and from Al Barsha through Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Highway and guarantee easy site visitors circulate in all instructions, together with the encompassing improvement areas.
RTA additionally constructed a ramp working above Al Houdh intersection, connecting Al Yalayis Road inbound from Jebel Ali to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Highway.
It stretches for two.5 kilometers and consists of 5 lanes: three lanes in the direction of Dubai and two lanes in the direction of Abu Dhabi.