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Sheikh Zayed Road set to close for Dubai Canal opening this evening

Commuters coming from Abu Dhabi direction could face significant delays during planned hour-long closure

Sheikh Zayed Road set to close for Dubai Canal opening this evening

Dubai commuters could face significant delays this evening after the RTA announced that the Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed for an hour this evening.

The city’s main artery will be closed from 6.30pm to 7.30pm this evening to traffic coming from the Abu Dhabi direction in order to facilitate the official opening of the Dubai Water Canal, the RTA has announced.

The RTA has advised road users to find alternative roads during the period of closure, suggesting that traffic should divert onto the Al Khail Road and Mohamed Bin Zayed Road via Umm Suqeim Road.

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