Tripoli Street is due to open at the end of June…

Drivers who struggle with the Sharjah to Dubai (and vice versa) traffic every day will soon find the commute a lot easier. Work being carried out to build 12 kilometre road, Tripoli Street, is now 92 per cent complete and due to open by the end of June 2019.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have been working on developing the new road, which links Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, and runs parallel to the recently re-opened Airport Street Improvement Project.

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According to a statement by RTA, the new project will ease traffic by 30 per cent, and increase the traffic flow to 12,000 vehicles per hour in both directions (6000 vehicles per hour per direction).

“The project will enhance the link between Dubai and Sharjah, ease traffic movement and streamline the access to Warqaa and Mirdif districts. It will also improve the traffic safety at the intersections with Rabat and Nad Al Hamar Streets nearby of Bel Remaitha Club,” said HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General of the RTA.

The completion of this project is in line with RTA’s five-year internal roads plan (2019-2023) which covers the construction of internal roads in several residential districts across Dubai.

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