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Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Crossing
Carries Vehicles and Dubai Metro's Green Line
Crosses Dubai Creek
Locale Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Maintained by Roads and Transport Authority
Design Arch
Total length 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi)
Width 64 metres (210 ft)
Height 190 metres (620 ft)
Longest span 0.61 kilometres (0.38 mi)
Clearance below 15 metres (49 ft)
Completion date 2012
Coordinates 25°12′40.88″N 55°20′42.38″E / 25.2113556°N 55.3451056°E / 25.2113556; 55.3451056Coordinates: 25°12′40.88″N 55°20′42.38″E / 25.2113556°N 55.3451056°E / 25.2113556; 55.3451056

Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Crossing, also known as Sixth Crossing, is a future bridge in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[1][2][3] Once completed in 2012,[4] it will become the world's longest arch bridge at a length of 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi).[1][2] The bridge will be 64 metres (210 ft) wide and will rise 15 metres (49 ft) above the water.[1] The bridge, designed by FXFOWLE Architects,[5] will cost AED 2.5 billion.[1] It will a part of a AED 3 billion roads project near The Lagoons.[2]

The bridge will link the localities of Al Jaddaf and Bur Dubai.[4] It will have six lanes of traffic in each direction and will be able to carry 20,000 vehicles per hour.[2] In the center will be a track for Dubai Metro's Green Line.[1]

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