RTA to spend Dh84m to ‘beautify’ emirate
A Dh84 million plan to expand greenery in Dubai and “beautify” Sheikh Zayed Road is being drawn up by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
The scheme, due to start in May, is intended to improve the appearance of urban areas and create a more attractive and safer environment for pedestrians.
“The design concept is based on widening pavements in the immediate vicinity of towers with a view to creating a pedestrian zone with trees, patios and terraces with coffee shop and restaurants.
“The project also includes the introduction of water features, illumination, greenery, shaded sitting areas, jogging tracks and other elements to create a lively and appealing atmosphere.”
The highest standards were being applied to the development work and this in turn merited paying attention to the appearance of the emirate.
“This warrants creating a harmonious environment to meet future requirements and expectations.”
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