Work to start on Dubai infinity bridge

By Andy Brown21 May 2018

The Shindagha bridge project, worth AED 394 million (US$107 million), has been launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai.

New Dubai bridge

The new bridge’s design will be based on the infinity sign

The bridge – the design of which is based on the infinity sign – will be located in the Shindagha area of Dubai. It is reported that it will be 295m long, 22m wide and have six lanes of traffic on either side.

The bridge is part of the wider Shindagha Corridor project, which is a US$1.3 billion scheme to improve transport links in Dubai.

In total, it is reported that the third part of the scheme – which involves the construction of the bridge – is expected to be completed by 2022. It will comprise of 8.5km of bridges, 535m of tunnels, ten surface junctions and 8km of surface roads.

The fourth stage will include 3.4km of bridges, 2.2km of tunnels, seven surface junctions and approximately 5km of road. The fourth stage is due to be completed by 2025.

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