The Roads and Transport Authority – Mohammed Al Munji: - In implementation of the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to expedite the construction of infrastructure of roads network leading to Deira Island, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will open this Friday the bridge leading to Deira Islands Project costing about AED150 million.
HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA said: “the project undertaken by RTA in conjunction with Nakheel included the construction of a temporary entrance to Deira Islands and the opening of the Water Canal for navigation. Nakheel has started infrastructure for islands and maritime works by completing the entrance of the western bridge & linking it with Al Khaleej Road in the direction of the new ships harbor and fish market along the stretch of Abu Baker Al Siddique Road starting from the R/A at the intersection with Al Khaleej Road.
It is noteworthy that Deira Islands project, developed by Nakheel, is the new waterfront of Dubai. It comprises four man-made islands inside the Arabian Gulf waters along the stretch of Deira Beach spanning an area of about 17 m square meters. The project, which is the biggest development project in Deira, comprises the construction of hundreds of hotels, hotel apartments, multi-use buildings and marinas. The project is expected to be inhabited by 250 thousand persons and 80 thousand employees.
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