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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 12 December 2018

UAE traffic: Cars at a standstill in many areas

Tailbacks in Sharjah and Dubai

Sheikh Zayed Road is getting a new Salik gate that will begin operation in October. Reem Mohammed / The National
Sheikh Zayed Road is getting a new Salik gate that will begin operation in October. Reem Mohammed / The National

Slow moving traffic was reported on many roads in Dubai this morning.

There was the usual congestion on E311 Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Road from Al Turrfa in Sharjah to Nad Al Sheba in Dubai and on E11 Al Ittihad Street from Industrial Area 7 to Al Khabaisi.

Commuters could expect delays on D71 - Upper Deck Road from Za'abeel 2 to DIFC, on D85 - Baniyas Street from Dubai to Rigga Al Buteen, D69 - Al Meydan Street from Al Quoz 1 to Al Habtoor City and On Sports City around D63 - Al Qudra Street.

Heavy traffic was also reported on E44 - Al Awir Road from International City to Ras Al Khor and on D67 - Al Manama Street.

In Abu Dhabi, traffic was building on Al Adaed Street in Al Reef, on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street and on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street.

Abu Dhabi Police urged motorists to use caution and seek alternative routes due to an accident on Saada Bridge at Sheikh Zayed Street - Outbound, which blocked the middle lane.

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