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Tripoli St. Improvement Hits 60%, Completion In First Half Of 2019: Al Tayer

Dubai – Masaader News

In implementation of the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to speed up the implementation of the 5-Year Roads & Transport Plan, HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the completion rate in Tripoli Street Improvement Project had reached 60%. The 12-km long street linking Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road will act as a parallel street to the Airport St. The project is expected to be completed and opened in full in the first half of 2019,” announced Al Tayer.

“The new project will increase the street’s intake to about 12 thousand vehicles per hour in both directions (6000 vehicles per hour per direction) and ease the traffic flow on this corridor by 30%. Upon completion, the project will act as a parallel to Al Amardi–Al Khawaneej Streets as well as Al Awir-Ras Al Khor Streets,” noted Al Tayer.

“Work is progressing well and the completion rate has exceeded 90% in the extension of Tripoli St. (from Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan St. to Emirates Road). Completion rate has reached 95% in the flyover of Tripoli and Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Streets, 40% in the bridge linking with Sharjah-bound Emirates Road, 50% in the intersection of Tripoli-Nouakchott Streets, and 10% in the tunnel at the intersection of Tripoli-Algiers Streets (Mirdif-Warqaa).


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