The newly constructed road has been widened from three to six lanes in the direction of Al Ain. The sector, which extends 8km, starts from Bu Kadra Junction to the junction of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road with Dubai-Al Ain Road.
"The project serves Al Quoz 2, between Al Khail Road and Meydan Road. It involves the construction of a network of main roads extending 16km along with associated infrastructure works," said Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer.
The new speed limit on that section will be reduced to 120kmph from Thursday, the ITC said.
The project, which extends eight kilometres along Ras Al Khor Road, runs from the intersection of the Dubai-Al Ain Road to the junction of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, issued Executive Council Resolution No.(54) of 2021 regulating ‘right-of-way’ in Dubai.
The Committee explained that the highest number of accidents recorded so far in one day this year was on Sept.2. Rafid recorded 317 accidents on that day alone, which was much higher when compared to the daily average of 213 accidents in 2021.
The Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi (DoT) and the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) have announced the launch of its forthcoming toll gate system in line with the Surface Transport Master Plan (STMP) for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The initiative aims to solidify Ministry of Interior’s objectives of making roads safer.
"The bus carrying up to 40 passengers was going to Rawalpindi when it plunged into a deep ravine while negotiating a sharp turn," local disaster management authority official Raja Moazzam said.