12 huge bridges to link city to new mall in Dubai

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The construction of the bridges to Dubai Hills Mall are now 45 per cent complete…

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the construction of 12 bridges stretching 3,700 metres in length and 11-22 metres in width are now 45 per cent complete. The purpose of these bridges is to ‘ensure the smooth flow of traffic from and to Dubai Hills Mall as well as on Umm Suqeim Street and Al Khail Road’.

The Dhs780 million project aims to be completed by mid-2020, and is an integral part of the construction of the Dubai Hills Estate. The bridges will have four lanes in each direction and will make the mall easily accessible from Emirates Hills, Arabian Ranches, Dubai Marina and Downtown Dubai.

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, said: “The project [also] covers the construction of internal roads at Dubai Hills Estate to ease the movement of residents of Al Barsha South 1 and 2, and link them with new roads and bridges. Works also include the installation of traffic signals, shifting of utility lines, and landscaping.”

 

Dubai Hills Mall, the new retail and leisure district unveiled back in 2017, is the latest collaboration from Dubai property giants Emaar and Meraas. Consisting of two million square feet of space spread over ground and first floor levels, it will be home to 650 shops and restaurants.

Dubai Hills Mall will also feature four major family entertainment and leisure centres. There will be a 20-screen cineplex, an outdoor concert area, a 65,000 square-food hypermarket and parking spaces for more than 7,000 vehicles.

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