Dubai Roads and Transport Authority opened today a major bridge on Umm Suqeim Street, which contributes to reducing the journey time from 18 minutes to 7 minutes in the part extending from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Street to Al Khail Street, and announced the completion of the Bridges Project leading to Dubai Mall Hills, component Out of 13 bridges, including Umm Suqeim Street, which is 500 meters long, with a capacity of 4 tracks in each direction, to provide free traffic along its path and at its intersection with the entrance to the Dubai Hills and Al Barsha areas, with a capacity of up to 8 thousand vehicles per hour in each direction, and to serve This brings over 115,000 residents of nearby areas such as Al Barsha South, Arjan, Dubai Hills and others.
The authority announced the completion of all work on the Bridges and Roads Project leading to the Dubai Hills Mall, which consists of 13 bridges, with a total length of 3 and 700 meters, a width ranging between 11 and 22 meters, and a capacity of approximately 23 thousand and 500 vehicles per hour, which will be opened in conjunction with Opening of the mall located at the intersection of Umm Suqeim and Al Khail Street.
The General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, Mattar Mohamed Al Tayer, said that the road and bridges project leading to Dubai Hills Mall, infrastructure works and the development of Umm Suqeim Street, will contribute to providing direct entrances and exits from Al Khail and Umm Suqeim Street to provide a smooth and free movement to enter Dubai Hills A mall from all directions, where 3 entrances will be provided for arrivals from the Deira and Umm Suqeim region as well as the Jebel Ali region, and provide direct exits on the Al Khail and Umm Suqeim streets, as the project contributes to raising the efficiency of Umm Suqeim Street and the intersections along it and ensuring the smooth flow of traffic in both directions, as well as strengthening Connecting Sheikh Zayed Street, Al Khail Street, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Street and Emirates Street, and reducing the flight time on Umm Suqeim Street from 18 minutes to 7 minutes in the part that extends from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Street to Al Khail Street.
Al Tayer stated that the project includes the implementation of 13 bridges as well as the implementation of ramps for bridges with a length of about 2500 meters, pointing out that 10 of those bridges represent the entrances and exits to and from the building of & quot; Dubai Hills Mall & quot; From Al Khail Street, which was completed to be opened in conjunction with the opening of the Dubai Hills Mall. He added that 3 bridges constitute entrances and exits from Umm Suqeim Street, as traffic coming from Umm Suqeim Street and Al Khail Street to Dubai Hills Mall has been separated from transit through new bridges that consist of 5 lanes for direct entry to the mall.
According to Al Tayer, the project also included the development of some internal roads in the Dubai Hills Estate, to facilitate traffic for the residents of Al Barsha areas south of the first and second, as it will be linked to new roads and bridges and the Dubai Hills Estate area.
It is noteworthy that the Dubai Hills Mall can be easily reached from downtown Dubai, Emirates Hills, Dubai Marina, Arabian Ranches and nearby residential complexes via Al Khail Street and Umm Suqeim Street. The Dubai Hills Mall is one of the biggest destinations that Emaar has developed as a joint venture with “Meraas”, which is one of the distinctive features of Dubai Hills Estate, as it is the destination that complements the residential and commercial complex, in addition to attracting visitors from all over the world. The Dubai Hills Mall spans 2 million square feet, comprising 650 retail outlets and restaurants including family entertainment options, multiple movie theaters and a hypermarket.
Dubai Roads today opened a major bridge on Umm Suqeim Street, which contributes to reducing the journey time from 18 minutes to 7 minutes in the part that extends from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Street to Al Khail Street, and has announced the completion of all phases of the bridges project leading to the Dubai Mall Hills. Consisting of 13 bridges. #Emirates today pic.twitter.com/YrUXsi4Tr1- Emirates Today (@emaratalyoum) May 30, 2020