Dubai’s RTA awards $4m Culture Village road contract

Project is in collaboration with the Dubai Properties Group

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The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has awarded a contract worth AED14.87 million ($4m) for the construction of an entry point to Culture Village from Sheikh Rashid Street, according to WAM.

The project is being undertaking in collaboration with the Dubai Properties Group, the state news agency said.

Eng. Maitha bin Adai, CEO of the Traffic and Roads Agency at RTA, said, “The project aims to link the Culture Village with the surrounding roads network at Al Jaddaf by providing additional entry and exit points in the area. The project is intended to enhance the safety of road users, and ease the traffic congestion on Al Khail Road where the area is witnessing a significant rise in the number of heavy vehicles coupled with growing infrastructural works of projects and buildings in the surrounds.

“A one-lane entry and exit point will be constructed at Sheikh Rashid Street before the Al Garhoud Bridge in the direction of Deira. Project works include lighting as well as shifting and protecting the existing utility lines. The project is set for completion during the first quarter of next year. It is part of a host of projects planned and endorsed for easing the traffic flow in line with the RTA’s strategic objectives and goals,” Maitha added.


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