A development contract has been awarded for the construction and development of 32 roads in Dubai’s Qusais industrial area. The proposed roads span a distance of 10 kilometers.
Currently, Dubai’s Qusais industrial area is served by four main streets. These streets are Halab Street, Beirut Street, Amman Street, and Damascus Street.
The contract, which was awarded by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), also covers the implementation of lighting works in the area’s 5 zones. This particular project will cover approximately 43 kilometers.
Expectations for the project for the construction of the 32 roads in Dubai’s Qusais industrial area
The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023 upon which it will increase road capacity by up to 200%. Up from 500, about 1,500 vehicles will pass through in both directions per hour.
Consequently, the project for the construction of the 32 roads in Dubai’s Qusais industrial area will reduce travel times in the area by 60%. The project will directly benefit over 1,100 residents.
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RTA’s Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors spoke about the project. Mattar AL Tayer revealed that the project serves to reflect part of RTA”s efforts to improve infrastructure, especially in residential and industrial areas alike.
Furthermore, the Director General further said that the project will improve the entrances as well as exits for 320 workshops, in addition to 25 residential buildings, educational zones, and shops.
Similar project in the nearby region
In extension, Al Tayer also revealed that the RTA is currently working on the internal road and lighting in four nearby areas. These include Lehbab, Hatta, Margham, and Al Lisaili. However, the roads authority is yet to reveal the project’s contract award winner.
Furthermore, the government of Dubai has so far spent DH140 billion on road and transport infrastructure, since 2006.