As the second pedestrian bridge, the Tolerance Bridge spans the Dubai Water Canal. It is 6 meters wide, 210 meters long, the pedestrian and cyclist walkway is 8.5 meters above the water. The arch has a height of 40 meters and a span of 205 meters. The name “Tolerance Bridge” comes from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. “Bridges connect people, cultures and hearts."