UAE announces temporary road closures for two weeks in Abu Dhabi

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

Abu Dhabi authorities have disclosed significant road closures that will impact commuters in the emirate for a limited duration.

Temporary Road Closures in Abu Dhabi

The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) has outlined specific details regarding the closures, aiming to enhance public awareness and ensure smooth traffic management during the specified periods.

Closure on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Int'l Road (E11)

Starting from December 6 (12 a.m.) until December 30 (5 a.m.), the right lane of the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed International Road (E11) in Al Dhafra will be inaccessible to motorists.

The closure specifically affects the lane directed towards Abu Dhabi. To navigate through this period, road users are strongly advised to exercise caution, adhere strictly to traffic rules, and remain informed about alternative routes. For a visual representation, refer to the accompanying map.

Partial Closure on Sheikha Salama Bint Butti Road (E45)

Simultaneously, the ITC has scheduled a partial closure on Sheikha Salama Bint Butti Road (E45), specifically in the Madinat Zayed-Al Dhafra Region. This closure will be in effect from Tuesday, December 5 (10 p.m.) to Friday, December 8 (5 a.m.). During these three days, the left lane, oriented towards Madinat Zayed, will be closed. Motorists using this route are encouraged to plan their journeys accordingly, considering the temporary alterations in traffic flow.

Advisory for Road Users

The ITC emphasizes the importance of adhering to cautionary measures during the stipulated closure periods. With the right lane closure on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Int'l Road impacting the flow towards Abu Dhabi, road users must plan their routes in advance to mitigate potential delays. Additionally, the partial closure of Sheikha Salama Bint Butti Road necessitates awareness and compliance from commuters.

These temporary road closures underscore the commitment of Abu Dhabi authorities to enhancing infrastructure and ensuring public safety. Commuters are urged to stay informed, exercise patience, and cooperate with authorities to facilitate a smooth traffic experience during these specified periods of road maintenance and improvement.

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