Opening the Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Street Improvement Project
RTA opened on Sunday 22nd January 2023, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street Improvement Project extending 3 km from the intersection with the Dubai-Al Ain Road up to the Academic City Roundabout. RTA also opened two 120-metre bridges at the intersection of Dubai Silicon Oasis, comprised four lanes in each direction. These improvements will raise the capacity to 14,400 vehicles per hour in both directions thus ensuring a smooth traffic flow in both directions of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street. The project serves Dubai Silicon Oasis, over 25 universities and colleges, and a student population of 27,500 in addition to the surrounding development projects. Furthermore, the project works included improving the entrances and exits of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street by connecting with the intersection of Dubai-Al Ain Road, widening the Street to four lanes in each direction in a sector extending 3 km, and constructing two 120-metre bridges at the intersection of the Dubai Silicon Oasis, comprised of four lanes in each direction.
The Works also included constructing a signalised intersection beneath the two bridges that serve 20 lanes in all directions with a capacity of 8,000 vehicles per hour to ensure a seamless traffic flow to Dubai Silicon Oasis and Zayed University as well as constructing several intersections with roads in the area. It also encompasses traffic improvements at the Academic City Roundabout and highway street lighting services.
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