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02 October 2023

RTA completes Dh250m Dubai Parks bridges project; will open on Oct 31

By Staff

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, has announced the completion of construction works of Dubai Parks and Resorts project in cooperation with the Meraas Holding at a cost tag of Dh250 million.

The bridges will be open in concurrence with the opening of Dubai Parks project scheduled by the end of October 2016.

The project included constructing entry and exit points linking Dubai Parks project with the Sheikh Zayed Road in the direction from Abu Dhabi to Dubai.

Tthe construction of a three-lane bridge stretching 1,500 meters as a main entry on the Sheikh Zayed Road for vehicles coming from Dubai heading to Dubai Parks.

It also included the construction of a two-lane bridge stretching 1000 meter as a main exit on Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai Parks in the direction of Abu Dhabi.

The project also comprised road works within Dubai Parks linked with the Sheikh Zayed Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road extending about 16-km.

These roads comprise a seven km-long dual carriageway of 2 lanes in each direction linking with the Sheikh Zayed Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, in addition to other works within the project zone extending 9 km.

The project works also included lighting, traffic signs, rainwater drainage, utility lines, besides shifting and protecting utility lines intercepting the project works such as electricity, water, communication, explained Al Tayer.

The new bridges have been designed to meet all needs of the Dubai Parks project, which is considered the latest addition to leisure destinations in Dubai to attract tourists from the region in particular, and the world over.

The Dubai Parks & Resorts project comprises three theme parks: Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, and Legoland Dubai in addition to one water park: Legoland Water Park.

The project also includes 35 retail outlets, 20 F&B shops, 65 restaurants and several other retail outlets along the Riverland complex.

The Motiongate Dubai features Hollywood-inspired designs comprising 27 innovative attractions and a special zone for displaying DreamWorks Animation in 12 facilities, stylish games, restaurants, shopping areas offering visitors unique and thrilling experience.

Bollywood Parks Dubai will experience the vibrant celebration of Mumbai’s famous film industry with a rich 800-person stage for displaying local talents and Bollywood celebrities, considered the first of its kind worldwide.

Legoland Park features scores of aquatic games including artificial waves pool with a capacity of half a million gallon. It also includes the Interactive Platform ‘Al Mukhyala’ Station, which enables children to build bridges, dams and cities and verifying the durability of their designs against water-induced damage.

The development also hosts Hotel Lapita, a Polynesian themed resort comprising 503 rooms for hosting visitors intending to spend more than one day in this massive park to savor the festive atmosphere and fun-packed performances.