• O.G. Wright

New Dubai Road Cuts Travel Time From 12 To 2 Minutes

A new road to connect between Shaikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road has opened on Friday, allowing motorists to travel with ease.


From now on, motorist who drive around and through Business Bay and towards Al Quoz, Dubai Mall, and Dubai International Financial Center, through the new road, will just travel two minutes and 30 seconds according to Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

The new road is called Parallel Roads Improvement Project and aimed at easing the pressure of traffic on Happiness Street.


“The project will cover improvements to the area, extending between Al Meydan Road and Financial Center Road across the Business Bay District, comprising of three to four lanes in each direction,” the RTA explained in a short video posted on Twitter.


“The traffic flow will ease with the construction of a 240-meter flyover at the intersection of Happiness Street and Burj Khalifa Boulevard Road, along with a 535-meter underpass at the intersection of Happiness Street and Al Khaleej Road,” it added.


Watch RTA's video here.

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