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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 11/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Phase ii of the dubai water canal project to be completed in last quarter of 2016 the second phase of the dubai water canal project comprising construction of bridges across the canal over al wasl and jumeirah roads will be done at a cost of dh384 million according to the roads and transport authority. the board of directors of rta chaired by mattar al tayer chairman of the board and executive director said on saturday that the phase will provide a link between the dubai creek and the arabian gulf via a water canal passing across the shaikh zayed road al safa park jumeirah 2 and up to the arabian gulf near the southern part of the jumeirah creek park.

“works in phase ii of the project which has been awarded to china state corporation will be completed in the final quarter of 2016 in order to coincide with the completion of phase i of the project covering the construction of a bridge on the shaikh zayed road passing over the course of the canal allowing free navigation around the clock” said al tayer.

“the contract of phase ii encompasses construction of bridges over al wasl and jumeirah roads above the dubai water canal enabling the passage of 8.5 metre-high yachts and the construction of a free and integrated multi-tier interchange providing a traffic link between al wasl al hadiqa and al athar roads in a smooth manner after the project completin to replace the existing light signals.”

“it also includes construction of bridges leading to the proposed peninsula to the south of jumeirah park. the contract also covers utility diversion works beneath the canal in addition to the construction of spare conduits for utility lines.”

the rta has also drawn up plans to divert traffic and ensure traffic safety for all road users.

commenting on the work progress in the construction of phase i of the canal project al tayer said: “the contractor is about to finalise the diversion of all utility lines within the right of way of the shaikh zayed road and the company will embark on the traffic diversion works on the shaikh zayed road in the direction from dubai to abu dhabi next july such that the traffic diversion will be made on october 25.”

the contract of phase i which costs about dh500 million includes construction of a bridge on the shaikh zayed road comprising eight lanes in each direction.

routes of impacted roads will be modified in order to ensure an integrated traffic movement between the two banks of the canal noting that the impacted part of the shaikh zayed road extends 800 metres.

the project also includes the shifting of the existing utility lines works which are impacted by the course of the canal in addition to lighting works and water fountains on the bridge.



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