The contract involves the construction of four bridges and five kilometres of elevated roadways connecting the island to Abu Dhabi Island and Reem Island.

Phase 1 infrastructure works for Sowwah Island are scheduled to be completed by the second quarter of 2010.

Abu Dhabi plans to build at least 20 road crossings to connect Abu Dhabi island with Sowwah, Reem, Saadiyat and Umlifaina islands (MEED 14:3:08).