Another project linking Dubai and Sharjah was opened to the public on Saturday, slicing travel time from 25 minutes to 9 minutes, as indicated by the most recent update from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project remembers an underpass of three paths for every course at the intersection of Al Khawaneej and Sheik Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Roads. It likewise remembers an extension of two paths for every course at the intersection of Al Amardi and Emirates Roads toward Al Awir.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, said, “The Improvement of Al Khawaneej Roads Project is one of the key vital projects for improving the connections among Dubai and Sharjah through the improvement of vertical streets linking with the Emirates Road and Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Road up to the Airport Street.”
“The project adds to slicing the travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes, and the holding up time at the intersection of Al Khawaneej-Sheik Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Roads (Al Khawaneej Roundabout) from 330 seconds to only 45 seconds,” he said.
It additionally bends over the limit of the intersection from 8,000 to 16,000 vehicles each hour, and parts the holding up time at the convergence of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads, which has been overhauled from a traffic circle to a surface intersection, from 120 seconds to 60 seconds,” clarified Al Tayer.
“The project incorporates the development of a tunnel of three paths toward every path expanding 680 meters at the convergence of Al Khawaneej Road with Sheik Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Road. Works additionally incorporated the development of a surface signalized intersection to guarantee free and safe traffic stream on Al Khawaneej Road, and overhauling the current traffic circle at the convergence of Al Khawaneej-Al Amardi Roads to a signalized intersection. The crossing point of Al Amardi-Emirates Roads has additionally been moved up to a flyover of two paths toward every path expanding 201 meters over the Emirates Road toward Al Awir,” he noted.
Al Tayer said work is in progress to develop a footbridge close to Arabian Center at Al Khawaneej Road, administration streets broadening 23 km along Al Khawaneej and Al Amardi Roads, just as extra enhancements in three intersections at Algiers Street which will be moved up to signalized intersections.
Other development in progress incorporate streetlights, water drainage system, directional signs, street markings, and security works for street safety,” he expounded.
The development of Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project follows the fulfillment and opening of all periods of Improvements of the Airport Street Project including overhauling four convergences: Rashidiya, Nad Al Hamar, Marrakech, and Casablanca.
The project had colossally improved the traffic stream, diminished the enduring time and arranged blockages brought about by covering traffic.
It likewise follows the launch of the Tripoli Road Improvement Project giving a connection between Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road.
The launch of this 12-km street facilitated the traffic stream, improved the section points of Al Warqaa and Mirdif along Tripoli Road and upgraded the safety along the passage.