Sheikh Zayed Bridge

February 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

It's been posited that the Sheikh Zayed Bridge is the most intricate bridge ever constructed.  The bridge is 842 meters long and connects the island of Abu Dhabi to the mainland over the Maqtah channel.  Its curved arches evoke images of the undulating sand dunes of the desert.


Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Abu Dhabi, UAESheikh Zayed Bridge, Abu Dhabi, UAESheikh Zayed Bridge is named after the United Arab Emirates former president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The 842 meter long bridge is said to be the most intricate bridge ever constructed. Its curved arches evoke images of the undulating sand dunes of the desert.
The bridge connects the island of Abu Dhabi to the mainland over the Maqtah channel. It was designed by architect Zaha Hadid and opened for traffic in 2010.


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