The Dubai Mall’s arty, classy, brand new ‘Zabeel’ extension is now open – and it comes with its own bridge
Now that it has cooled down and we can walk around a bit more those who are fans of a good plod will be happy to hear that new bridges leading to and from entry and exit points of the new Dubai Mall Zabeel multi-level parking, including a footbridge, will be opening on 29th October.
Zabeel will include eKart racing, a new gourmet supermarche (see classy) called Grandiose, beautiful art installations, Borders, a cereal cafe and so much more
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that it will open a bridge joining The Dubai Mall Zabeel parking building with the upper level of Financial Centre Street.
This will be complemented by further bridges extending from the parking building in the direction of Sheikh Zayed Road and Jumeirah and footbridge linking the parking with Dubai Mall.
“The project undertaken by RTA in collaboration with Emaar Properties covers the construction of bridges extending 1,860 metres with width varying between 4.5 and 10 metres,” said HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA.
“Bridges connect entry/exit points of the Financial Centre Street with the cinema parking at Dubai Mall and the new Zabeel parking building. Works also include a footbridge measuring 210 x 17m and a vehicles bridge measuring 360 x 9m linking Zabeel parking building with Dubai Mall in addition to lighting and utility works.”