China State Construction bags $67m Dubai theme park contract

China State Construction bags $67m Dubai theme park contract

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCME) announced it has been awarded a $67 million contract by Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to build access roads leading to the Dubai Parks and Resorts (DPR) site from Sheikh Zayed Road.

The project which spans 14 months, entails the construction of two-direction ramps to provide access to DPR’s site from the adjacent road network, and grade intersections located on the link between E311 & E11, two of the busiest highways in the city.

CSCME’s civil and infrastructure arm will carry out the project.

The project also includes the construction of roadway signage and pavement marking; street lighting; landscaping; irrigation ducts; storm drainage; diversion; and, protection of services systems.

Work on the three theme parks - Motiongate, Legoland and Bollywood Parks is underway. A model of the development is pictured here

Work on the three theme parks – Motiongate, Legoland and Bollywood Parks is underway. A model of the development is pictured here

“The successful award of this project is strong proof of the company’s good reputation, as well as capacity to win trust from the client,” CSCME said in a statement.

“It marks the company’s solid foundation in the infrastructure market in the UAE.”

Set to open in October 2016, DPR, worth $2.7 billion, spans an area of 2.3 million square metres, and is strategically located on Sheikh Zayed Road, close to Palm Jebel Ali between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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