The Dubai Municipality plans to complete several landscaping projects over 283.6 hectares in the city. The projects will improve the city’s infrastructure through cultivation of parks, roads, intersections and woods as well as rural areas.
Several other projects will be accomplished this year in co-ordination with the Roads and Transport Authority, which will cover an area of 81.57 hectares in different streets.
The Arabian Ranches roundabout project is considered one of the largest projects carried out by the department covering an area of 32 hectares. Many other projects are currently in progress such as the Kuwait Street project, Al Baraha Hospital Road, Rabat Street, Tripoli Street, Al Garhoud intersection, Al Mina Street, Zabeel-2 Street, and the second phase of Bab Al Shams Street.
In 2009, the Municipality expects to complete the Pond Park project at Al Quoz, in addition to the park project at Muhaisina-1, Abu Hail project, Al Barsha-2 project, Al Qusais-2 park project, the neighbourhood park in Garhoud, Al Barsha-1, Al Barsha-2 park project and Al Barsha-3 Park.
The Dubai Municipality is working towards cultivating the Hatta region, where it will be planting the area after studying the roads, regions and mountains. It will execute the plantation project in four stages using a total of 40,000 trees of the local environment as well as fruit trees, and will use the treated water from the sewage treatment plant in the Hatta area for irrigation.
Around 9.5 hectares of additional areas will be planted in 38 new sites.