RTA contract for 77km roads at Al Khawaneej 2 awarded

By Rajive Singh

DUBAI 25 November 2018:┬áDubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for the construction of internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2 extending 77 km.

The new project covers the construction of internal roads network spanning 77 km, comprising 68 km of single roads and 9 km of collector dual carriageways. It also includes the construction of internal roads along with the associated infrastructure works, which includes rainwater drainage network, enhancements to the electricity and water networks, and street lighting.

RTA is also progressing in the construction of internal roads for the Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Est project at Oud Al Mateena 1. Which covers the construction of internal roads extending 7 km and linking them with the surrounding roads network to ensure safe and smooth access to and from nearby areas. The project, also includes street lights, roadside parking and pedestrian walkways, and is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.

RTA is currently also undertaking the initial phase of the internal roads project at Sama Al Jaddaf extending 12 km. Several junctions will be constructed, including two signalised junctions and street lighting works. The project aims to improve roads network in the area and link it with the surrounding roads such as Al Khail Road to the south and Sheikh Rashid Street to the north, besides ensuring smooth traffic flow in the area.

RTA has also completed internal roads projects at Nad Al Sheba 4 and Hatta. Works included the construction of 56 km roads; 50 km at Nad Al Sheba 4 (District 282) and 6 km at Nad Al Sheba 1 (District 618). It also covered utility works such as street lighting, and rainwater drainage systems.

The internal roads Project at Makan Community, Hatta which has 346 houses built by Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Est, included the construction of 8 km internal roads, car parks, pavements and street-lighting.

Dubai Gazette