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RTA completes 2km Algeria Street improvement project

Dubai Highways and Transportation Authority (RTA) has completed the Algeria Street Improvement Project which extends 2 km from the intersection of Algeria Street and Al Khawaneej Street (south) to the intersection of Tunisia Street (north) in Al Muhaisnah (1) and Al Mizhar (1).

The project is part of RTADubai’s continued efforts to improve road infrastructure throughout Dubai, improve traffic flow for road users and serve the surrounding residential areas experiencing high rates of population growth.

“The scope of the project includes the widening of Algeria Street from the intersection of 11th Street near Al Khawaneej Street to the intersection with Tunez Street, as well as 27th and 31st Streets. The works included increasing the number of traffic lanes. Algeria Street from two to three lanes in each direction, so the road capacity grew from 6,000 vehicles to 9,000 vehicles per hour in both directions.”

saying Hamad Al Shehhi, Director of Highways, Traffic and Highways Agency, RTA.

“The project includes transforming the existing roundabout into a signalized junction to allow left turns, thereby serving the residential communities of Muhaisnah and Al Mizhar. Algeria Street was also improved by introducing bicycle lanes and designated pedestrian zones extending from 11th Street to 27th Street on the left side of Algeria Street, and from 27th Street to Tunez Street on the right side. . These improvements help improve road quality and reduce travel times from Al Khawaneej Street to Tunis Street from 15 minutes to just 7 minutes during peak hours, a reduction of more than 50 percent.

“The works include the paving of a service road on both sides of Algeria Street to connect with the service roads of 27th and 31st Streets, and the provision of parallel parking spaces for villas on both sides along with angled parking spaces. in areas adjacent to the Algeria crossing. Street with 27th and 31st Streets.

News source: Emirates News Agency

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