x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 22 October 2017

Traffic backup near Dubai International Airport due to bridge maintenance

Motorists advised to drive with caution

Commuters are reporting massive congestion near the Dubai International Airport on Sunday morning.

“Heavy traffic congestion on D89 Airport Rd near Airport Tunnel due to ongoing construction,” tweeted @TrafficDxb, an account belonging to the chief executive of Allianz Hosting, which posts regular traffic updates around Dubai. “Please drive with caution.”

The note of caution was tweeted along with a map showing the areas with traffic backups, namely, E311 and D62, between D91 and D82, near City Centre Mirdif.

Earlier, just after 7am, Dubai Police issued a warning to drivers” “#Traffic congestion has been reported in both directions in Airport Tunnel from Al Rabat Rd towards Festival City due to bridge maintenance.”