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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 October 2018

UAE traffic: Gridlock in Sharjah, but moving relatively well in Abu Dhabi

There were also tailbacks on several roads in Dubai 

Most roads were running well on Monday morning, with heaviest traffic reported in Sharjah near Dubai International Airport.
Most roads were running well on Monday morning, with heaviest traffic reported in Sharjah near Dubai International Airport.

Many roads across Sharjah were gridlocked this morning.

There were tailbacks on a large stretch of Al Itihad Street, starting near Sharjah Industrial Area 7 and running down to Dubai International Airport.

There were also queues from Al Wahda Street joining the Sharjah Ring Road and again further down running past Sharjah Industrial Area 11. Second Industrial Street is crowded with traffic approaching the crossing of the Sharjah Ring Road, running up to the abattoir.

There were also tailbacks on various sections of Al Khan Street, right from the junction with Al Itihad Street and up to Al Mabrooka Building.

The flow on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road was also slow, starting at the Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped up to Mirdif City Centre.

Sharjah traffic at 9am on September 17. Google Maps
Sharjah traffic at 9am on September 17. Google Maps

In Dubai, Al Manama Street was slow running past Warsan and International City up to the Enoc garage near Ras Al Khor Industrial Area 3.

There were also tailbacks on Al Khail Street running past Dubai Creek, while traffic was moving slowly on Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street near Karama past Bur Dubai Police Station and again on Kuwait Street in Al Mankhool. Traffic was also crawling past Dubai Trade Centre on Happiness Street.

Traffic on the Latifa bin Hamdan Street was moving slower, starting at the intersection with Al Khail Road past the Enoc petrol station, and there were tailbacks on Hessa Street near Al Barsha South 2.

The Jebel Ali-Lehbab Road near the Expo 2020 site was also witnessing slow traffic.

In Abu Dhabi, traffic was moving relatively well, aside from past Repton School Abu Dhabi on Reem Island, where it was down to a crawl up to past Amaya Towers.