x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Roads chiefs look to new link to cut traffic snarl-ups in Dubai's Discovery Gardens

It will provide a connection from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road to interchange 5.5 at Sheikh Zayed Road and to Discovery Gardens.

Measures to reduce congestion in a residential area are being considered by the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai.

Bosses are looking for permanent solutions to reduce traffic hold-ups in Discovery Gardens and to connect the area through a new project, which is now in the design stage.

It will provide a connection from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road to interchange 5.5 at Sheikh Zayed Road and to Discovery Gardens.

Residents there face heavy traffic during peak times because of the lack of connections to main roads around the area.

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