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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 October 2018

UAE traffic: Mulitple accidents on Sheikh Zayed Road cause 30 minute delays

Congestion reported in and around many urban areas during the rush hour

The tailbacks on Sheikh Zayed Road. The National
The tailbacks on Sheikh Zayed Road. The National

Multiple accidents on Sheikh Zayed Road have caused kilometres of tailbacks for commuters heading to Abu Dhabi from Dubai.

The near standstill begins from Ibn Battuta Mall and stretches beyond the length of Dubai Marina, in line with Skydive Dubai.

The accidents - one involving a Toyota Yaris and Porsche Cayenne - caused up to 30 minutes in delays for motorists headed outbound.

Tailbacks between Ibn Battuta Mall and Dubai Marina on Sheikh Zayed Road cause 30 minute delays to motorists travelling towards Abu Dhabi. Courtesy Google 
Tailbacks between Ibn Battuta Mall and Dubai Marina on Sheikh Zayed Road cause 30 minute delays to motorists travelling towards Abu Dhabi. Courtesy Google 

Meanwhile, slow moving traffic was reported on many roads, with 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 Sharjah Industrial Area 7 to Al Baraha.

Commuters should expect delays on D88 - Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street from Al Kifaf to Bur Dubai, on D71 - Upper Deck Road from Zabeel 2 to DIFC, and on D65 - Al Marabea Street from Al Quoz Industrial Area 4 to Al Barsha 2.

In Abu Dhabi, traffic was building on Hazza Bin Zayed Street on Al Maryah Island.

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