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RTA awards contract for construction of Al Qouz roads
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Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
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Construction Week reported that Roads and Transport Authority has awarded a contract for the construction of internal roads at Al Quoz 3 and a part of Al Quoz 4 at cost of USD 5.92 million.

RTA said that the project is part of the 5 year Plan (2012-2016) recently endorsed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, VP and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai for paving internal roads in a number of Dubai residential areas at a total cost of USD 270 million.

Mr HE Mattar Al Tayer executive director of the RTA said that “Phase I of the Plan covers five residential areas namely: Hatta community and Al Qusais 3 in addition to Al Quoz 2, 3 and 4. The Internal Roads Project at Al Quoz 3 and part of Al Quoz 4 comprises the construction of nine kilometers of roads, including seven metre-wide collector roads and 6.5 meters wide local roads along with roadside parking slots measuring 2.5 meters in width.”

Mr Al Tayer said that “The Project also includes lighting works, storm-water drainage services, traffic signage and road marking. Works in the project, which has been awarded to Wade Adams Company will start by the end of this month and take 300 days to complete.”

He said that "Last May, the RTA awarded 3 contracts for construction of internal roads. The first at Al Qusais 3 at a cost of USD 6.26 million comprising 6 kilometers of road and the second covering the construction of 8 kilometers of roads at Al Quoz 4 at a cost of USD 4.08 million.”

He added that the third contract covered the construction of internal roads at Al Warqa 1, 2, 3 and 4 at a cost of USD 42.6 million including road & lighting works spanning 125 kilometers. The contract covers the construction of 89 kilometers of roads and improvements on 36 kilometers of existing roads.

The 5 Year Plan (2012-2016) endorsed by HH Sheikh Al Maktoum covers the construction of internal roads in about 16 areas:

1. Phase I of the project, the cost of which is about USD 40.8 million.

2. Phase II which will start in 2013 costing about USD 38.1 million covers three residential districts namely; Muhaisna 2 and Al Barsha South 1 and 2.

3. Phase III, which starts in 2014, costing about USD 35.4 million covers Al Mamzar, Al Nahdah 1 and Oud Mateena 2.

4. Phase IV, which starts in 2015, costing about USD 38.1 million covers the construction of roads in 3 districts: Nad El Sheba 4, Oud Mateena 1 and Khawaneej 2.

5. Phase V, which starts in 2016, costing USD 68.1 million covers the construction of road projects in Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1, Al Qusais Industrial Areas 3, 4 & 5 and Al Awir 1.

Source - Construction Week

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