New key bridge will connect mainland with Deira islands
A key bridge to connect Dubai mainland with Deira Islands is the latest mega-project that will transform the Emirate.
Awarded to Nakheel developer, the project worth AED447 million ($122 million), will comprise of a 12-lane bridge scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2020.
Deira Islands, the much-anticipated waterfront city of Dubai, will be a major tourist hub where people will visit to have fun, relax and shop. Adding 40 km to the coastline, Deira islands will play a strategic role in uplifting tourism in Dubai.
It is expected that 250,000 residents will move into the project and 80,000 new jobs will be created as Deira Islands will comprise of diverse mixed-use projects, new homes, hotels and shops. According to the developer, the construction of Deira Islands is ahead of schedule, with more than a 1M sq. m. of soil improvement, 44 km of sewage lines and 12 km of roads.
Starting from Al Khaleej Road the bridge will provide fast links to residents and visitors as Government of Dubai’s tourism vision is taking shape.
The 600-metre bridge is set to be constructed by Wade Adams and supervised by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Nakheel chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said: “We thank the RTA for its ongoing assistance and co-operation for our transport links at Deira Islands, where we have now invested more than AED8.5 billion in infrastructure and construction contracts, with more on the way.”
Nakheel has up to 16 individual projects on the way, adding to a healthy growth of the Emirate and providing solid investment options for those who seek to diversify or upsize in Dubai.
One of Nakheel’s recent projects is the Palm Tower, an award-winning luxury residential tower that will feature one of the highest infinity pools in the world. The Palm Tower, ideally located at the heart of Palm Jumeirah, will boast world-beating panoramas of the Gulf and St.Regis Dubai, a new luxury hotel with rooftop deck views & restaurant.
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