The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revealed the opening of the Jumeirah Corniche, widening 14 kilometres at the beach overlooking six residential communities beginning from the backyard of the Dubai Marine Beach Resort up to Burj Al Arab Hotel.
The corniche consists of a 5 metre-wide walk, a 4 metre-wide jogging track, and relaxation sections including retail kiosks, shaded benches overlooking the sea and public hygiene.
The project brags a captivating attractive scene through well looked-after landscaped spots enhanced and spread in a stylish way in addition to classy decorative lighting.
The Executive Director of RTA, Mattar Al Tayer, was delighted with the conclusion of this very important project in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to bring pleasure and gladness to people.
Al Tayer called on the community and tenants of the neighborhood who fancy walking and jogging to utilize the Jumeirah Corniche in practicing their preferred sports.
The Jumeirah Corniche project embraces the sand beach and proffers an exciting environment fitted with visual and leisure features with public utilities for the use of beach goers amongst tenants and guests gathering to Dubai beaches to take pleasure sitting by the seaside or practicing walking and jogging sports.
The Jumeirah Corniche is regarded as a dazzling addition to the spot offering leisure and relief and greater chance for the public to enjoy and practice some activities as well as high-quality service facilities for people, residents and guests to get pleasure for a time out, swim or practice sport.
Furthermore its realistic value, the location is a stunning recreational facility showing a certain meaning as it gives to improving the community infrastructure of the emirate in terms of quality public health of the community, offering ample chances for practicing jogging, walking and aquatic sports such as swimming, rowing, and other activities befitting all family members and contributing to their physical wellbeing and the public health.
The Jumeirah Corniche will be connected at a later stage with the Walk and the jogging/walking pathways of the Dubai Water Canal; a new urban destination in the making for the regional and international tourist movement as well as for the populace of the emirate.
The Canal which connects the Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf will enlarge 6km to the Dubai Waterfront.