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RTA to open $144m Meydan Street tunnel

DUBAI, July 19, 2018

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will tomorrow (July 20) open a Dh420-million ($114 million) tunnel that will link two major streets in the city - Happiness Street with Meydan Street.

The tunnel, which provides a left-turn from the Happiness Street to Al Meydan Street, is being developed as part of the recently opened Phase II of the Parallel Roads Improvement Project at the Business Bay District.

It also comes under the Western Parallel Roads Improvement Project spanning the area between Al Meydan and the Financial Center Streets and across the Business Bay District, said a statement from RTA.

As per the project, a Dh240-million flyover is bei9ng built at the intersection of the Happiness Street and Burj Khalifa Boulevard besides a Dh535-million tunnel at the intersection of the Happiness Street and the Business Bay Street.

The project also included the construction of a 500m bridge along the extension of the Happiness Street crossing over the Dubai Water Canal, and 420m bridge at the intersection of Al Meydan Street and First Al Khail Street, in addition to a 340m tunnel as Horse Crossing at the Dubai Stables, said the RTA statement.

The opening of the project has contributed in smooth traffic flow in the area between the Financial Center Street and Al Meydan Street, and across the Business Bay District up to Al Qouz, it added.-TradeArabia News Service

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