PD016 - Downtown Jebel Ali Infrastructure

Description of Work

Project Code: PD016
Project No: Project DJA-087
The Downtown Jebel Ali project (DJA) is to be designed and constructed to serve as a flagship development and will primarily consist of commercial offices, residential, retail and associated amenities. The final exact land use for the development is determined by the Master Plan.

The overall development area is subdivided in 4 geographical zones (labeled as Zones 1 to 4) which are physically separated by road interchanges. The projected infrastructure will service the 4 separate zones, providing a road and internal transport network along with all utility services to sustain a good environment for the eventual population. The utility systems will include waste water treatment, electricity, potable water irrigation/fire water and chilled water (district cooling), with the option of providing a gas reticulation system.

Limitless L.L.C. the ‘Employer’ shall appoint its own personnel to act as Employer’s Representative; Bovis Lend Lease International shall act as Employer’s Representative’s Consultant in the capacity of Project Manager. Ove Arup Pty Ltd shall also act as the Employer’s Representative’s Consultant in the capacity of Engineer and Faithful & Gould shall also act as the Employer’s Representative’s Consultant in the capacity of Cost Consultant. All communications and issues of information shall be administered through the intranet facility, through BIW Technologies information channel.

Project Scope of Work for Zones 1 & 2

The project provides the execution of infrastructure works, including but not limited to the following:

  • Interface with DM exterior roads
  • Internal Road Network and Parking Areas
  • Traffic control devices
  • Fire and Irrigation water network and associated facilities
  • Street and Area lighting and associated facilities
  • Sanitary sewer network and associated facilities
  • Storm drainage system
  • Potable Water Network
  • Communications Network
  • District Cooling Network
  • 11 KV Cable Network
  • Low Voltage cable network with ducts
  • Connecting to DM’s treated effluent pipeline and connecting to DEWA’s existing pipelines
  • Coordination with all relevant services Authorities
  • Obtaining all necessary NOC letters from relevant Authorities
  • Provision and maintenance of all necessary temporary roads, access and utilities
  • Coordination with all relevant interface contractors and bodies
  • Interface / Connection with DM/JAFZA exterior roads
  • Provision of Construction Drawings
  • Provision of ‘As Built’ drawings and documentation in consultation with the Engineer.

Project Details

 Project Name:  PD016 - Downtown Jebel Ali Infrastructure Work Zones 1 & 2
 Client:  Limitless
 Consultant:  Wilbur Smith and Associates
 Project Management:  Bovis Lend Lease
 Date Started:  July 09, 2007
 Value Dhs:  NA

Site Location


Aerial View - Jebel Ali Infrastructure Work Zones 1 and 2

Contact Information

Osama Batat
Sr. Project Manager
Telephone Number  Tel. No.: +971 4 8862770
Fax Number  Fax No.: +971 4 8862771


Wilbur Smith Associates, INC.
Telephone Number  Tel. No.: +971 4 8862663
Fax Number  Fax No.: +971 4 8862664
Telephone Number Tel. No.: +971 4 8862554
Fax Number  Fax No.: +971 4 8862553