New UAE weekend: Dubai Floating Bridge closure timings change from tomorrow

The new timings are in line with the UAE’s adoption of the new workweek.



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Published: Tue 11 Jan 2022, 1:23 PM

Last updated: Fri 14 Jan 2022, 10:09 AM

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has announced the new closure timings of the Floating Bridge.

Starting January 15, the timings are:

>> Weekdays: Monday to Friday, 10pm to 6am (usual timings)

>> Weekends: Saturday at 10pm till Monday at 6am.

The new timings are in line with the UAE’s adoption of the new workweek. Friday half-day, Saturday and Sunday form the new weekend in the country.

Opened in 2007, this six-lane bridge ferries 6,000 cars every peak hour on two identical mirrored decks spanning the entire Dubai Creek.

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The bridge closes daily to help ships and marine transit modes navigate through the Dubai Creek.


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