Roads around Dubai's Jewel of the Creek project 80% completed

Roads & Transport Authority says construction of roads and underpasses are scheduled for completion by the end of June
Roads around Dubai's Jewel of the Creek project 80% completed
RTA chgief Mattar Al Tayer during a visit to the works at the Jewel of the Creek in Dubai.
By Sam Bridge
Sat 20 Apr 2019 12:13 AM

The roads around Dubai's Jewel of the Creek mixed-use project are nearing completion, the emirate's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced.

Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the RTA, announced the completion of 80 percent of road works leading to the project being undertaken in collaboration with Dubai International Real Estate.

The project, which lies between Al Maktoum and the Floating Bridges, and Al Tayer said construction of road works and underpasses are scheduled for completion by the end of June.

Al Tayer made his announcement during a site visit to the project, which promises to be an iconic architectural addition to the shores of Dubai Creek.

The Jewel of the Creek project encompasses a 5-star hotel with 438 rooms, four residential towers comprising 756 serviced apartments, 20 restaurants, a man-made lake, and a waterfront promenade and marina for 65 berths.

The project also includes a 4-star hotel with 403 rooms, 3-star hotel with 405 rooms in addition to two connected residential towers comprising 389 serviced apartments featuring an Islamic design, a mini-mall, and parking spaces for about 6,000 vehicles.

Al Tayer said the highways project includes the construction of tunnels extending 1.4km and roads spanning 7km.

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