According to Urumqi City Master Plan 2009-2020, Urumqi State High-tech Industrial Development Zone will take two sections as key construction projects:
The first section refers to an urban center with beautiful surroundings and modern facilities which is dominated by commerce and trade, business, and administrative office and highlighted by the headquarters' economy, merging dwelling, education, research, recreation and sports, and ecology into a single whole.
The second section refers to the first ideal new town perfectly integrating science and technology with business, and working with dwelling in Urumqi. Motivated by state-level strategic emerging industry, it advocates the concept of health and ecological habitation, with the most advanced idea on construction worldwide.
The First Section-Urban Center
Neighboring with Hetan Expressway in the east, connecting with Xinyi Road in the south, bordering with Taiyuan Road in the west, and reaching Hebei Road in the north, it covers an area of 19.65 square kilometers.
With an overall mode of space development of "Taking a Point as an Example for the Rest to Follow", the Zone has a plan on the structure of "One Core, Four Axes, and Seven Groups".
The Second Section-Northern Subdivision
Neighboring with Turpan-Urumqi-Dahuangshan Expressway (Hetan Expressway) in the east, connecting with North Hebei Road in the south, bordering with Urumqi-Changji Expressway and former planning Sanping New District (Wuyi Farm) in the west, and reaching the northern margin of Urumqi in the north, it covers an area of 214 square kilometers.
It will form an overall layout of "One Core, One Axle, Two Outlines and Four Areas".