UAE traffic: RTA suggests alternative routes due to Dubai Tour road closures

DUBAI // Multiple accidents were reported in Dubai with heavy traffic congestion on several roads on Wednesday morning. With several roads closed until noon, as part of diversions and arrangements for the start of the four-day 671km Dubai Tour, the Roads and Transport Authority have reminded motorists to plan their journeys and exercise caution while […]

DUBAI // Multiple accidents were reported in Dubai with heavy traffic congestion on several roads on Wednesday morning.

With several roads closed until noon, as part of diversions and arrangements for the start of the four-day 671km Dubai Tour, the Roads and Transport Authority have reminded motorists to plan their journeys and exercise caution while driving.

An accident was reported on Sheikh Zayed Road near Nakheel Metro station towards Abu Dhabi, with another accident occurring on Maliha Road towards the Emirates Road intersection.

Motorists can expect delays within the Silicon Oasis area, on the Dubai – Al Ain road with RTA suggesting the use of alternative roads such as the Al Awir Road and Al Manama Street.

Delays can also be expected on Al Khail Road from Meydan to Ras Al Khor. Alternative roads to use are First Al Khail Street to Al Asayel Street, Sheikh Zayed Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.

Tailbacks can also be expected on Umm Suqueim Road from Jumeirah to Al Khail road and Al Sufouh Road from Dubai International Marine sports club towards the intersection of Madinat Jumeirah. The RTA suggested motorists use Hessa Street and Umm Suqueim Street instead.

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