UAE traffic: Chaos across Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Accidents and back to school traffic lead to a long commute for motorists this morning
Heavy traffic and lengthy delays have been reported across the emirates, as multiple accidents and school traffic block major thoroughfares.
Motorists in Dubai are facing huge tailbacks in seemingly every direction this morning.
An accident on Sheikh Zayed Road southbound ahead of the World Trade Centre tunnel led to a backlog of traffic up to Garhoud Bridge.
Dubai Police have advised drivers to be cautious on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi after an accident caused a lengthy traffic jam. Congestion has also been reported on the same highway, heading towards Dubai.
Multiple accidents have also been reported on E66 Dubai - Al Ain Road between E611 - Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road heading towards Dubai. Huge congestion and tailbacks have also been reported on Sheikh Zayed Road before the World Trade Centre tunnel, heading towards Abu Dhabi.
Other accidents causing congestion have been reported on:
- Sheikh Zayed Road after the Gold and Diamond Park heading towards Sharjah.
- D68 Al Khail Road after the Dubai Mall exit towards Abu Dhabi.
- D91 Al Quds Street near Dubai International Airport Terminal 2 towards E11.
- D89 Airport Road after the Nad Al Hammar Road intersection towards Deira.
- D83 Al Rebaat Street before Emirates Aviation College, towards Deira. Heavy congestion and tailbacks reported to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.
- Meydan Road after the Sheikh Zayed Road exit, heading towards Meydan.
- Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road opposite Global Village heading towards Abu Dhabi causing massive congestion and tailbacks.
Heavy congestion has also been reported in Abu Dhabi.
Accidents have been reported on:
- Sheikh Zayed Street after Saada Bridge, outbound. The accident has been cleared, but heavy delays remain.
- Sheikh Zayed Street coming from Al Maqtaa Bridge. The accident has been cleared, but heavy delays remain.
- A car has broken down on Dihan Street at Sultan Bin Zayed Street, towards Al Mushrif. The left lane is blocked.
Updated: September 12, 2017 10:48 AM