Contract announced for Al Maktoum Bridge
The board of directors of the UAE's Roads & Transport Authority has approved the award of works on the US$17.4 million Al Maktoum Bridge project. The work is aimed at reducing congestion on the bridge, which connects the two halves of Dubai. Emirates Roads Construction's task includes increasing the capacity of the roads approaching the bridge as well as expanding the bridge from two to three lanes. Work on the opening section of the bascule bridge is being carried out by Wagner Peru, which is already working on the Floating Bridge scheme.