Business Bay Crossing


Business Bay Crossing

Infobox Bridge
bridge_name= Business Bay Crossingمعبر الخليج التجاري


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crosses= Dubai Creek
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The 13 lane Business Bay Crossing (In Arabic: معبر الخليج التجاري; also known as the Ras Al Khor Bridge (جسر راس الخور)) is one of the most recent bridges across Dubai Creek and was opened to traffic in June 2007. Six lanes travel from Deira to Bur Dubai while seven go from Bur Dubai to Deira.

The Business Bay Crossing is located some 1.5 km South of Al Garhoud Bridge near Dubai Festival City and provides a new road corridor to motorists travelling between Bur Dubai and Deira and to Sharjah, in addition to Emirates Road and Sheikh Zayed Road.

The bridge cost 800 million dirhams and has a capacity of 26,000 vehicles per hour. The bridge is 1.6 kilometres (0.994 miles) long, and has a maritime channel with a width of 60 metres (196.850 ft) and a height of 15 metres (49.212 ft).

Photo Gallery

Construction Photos on 31 January 2007Construction Photos on 7 March 2007Construction Photos from the air on 1 May 2007Construction Photo on 31 May 2007

External links

* [http://www.gr8dubai.com/business-bay-bridge.htm More information on the Business Bay Crossing]


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