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UAE launches next stage of Al Badiya Bridge project

DUBAI, August 15, 2018

The UAE government has launched the next stage of Al Badiya Bridge project, which involves the construction of slip roads at the Al Badiya intersection for traffic coming from Dubai and heading to the East Coast besides vehicles coming from Meleiha and heading to Ras Al Khaimah and also those coming from Ras Al Khaimah and heading to Sharjah, and from Sharjah and heading to Dubai.

The ministry is planning to complete the project over several phases, in preparation for its trial launch before the start of the 2018-2019 school year, reported state news agency Wam, citing a senior minister.

The launch of the project is part of the country’s overall efforts to develop its road and bridge networks, cope with the growing level of traffic, and improve vehicular movement, remarked Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development.

He was speaking after launching the next stage of the Al Badiya Bridge Project to help improve traffic flow on these routes.

Al Nuaimi also inaugurated the expansion of the Emirates Road to Ras Al Khaimah from three to six lanes, which will begin at the Al Badiya intersection and end at the Bridge 7 intersection on Al Dhaid Road, said the Wam report.

It is among the key projects launched by the ministry, and includes intersections, tunnels and bridges, it added.

Tags: UAE | Dubai | Ras Al Khaimah |

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