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UAE traffic alert: Key road closures announced for Feb 19

Motorists have been advised to take alternative roads between 6am and 10pm



File photo for illustrative purposes
File photo for illustrative purposes

By Web Desk

Published: Sat 19 Feb 2022, 7:19 AM

Last updated: Sun 20 Feb 2022, 9:20 AM

Several major roads will be closed on Saturday, February 19, for the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge 2022.

The challenge will take place from 6am to 10pm. In a tweet, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) urged motorists to take alternative roads during those hours.

The following roads will be affected:

Affected roadsAlternative roads
Al Asayel Road Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road
Garn Al Sabkha Road Al Yalayis Road
Hessa StreetUmm Suqeim Road
Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street Emirates Road and Sheikh Zayed Road
Al Qudra Road Al Ain-Dubai Road and Al Yalayis Road

The RTA also advised drivers to depart on their journey early to avoid possible delays.

The Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge is one of the Middle East’s premium sporting races, regularly attracting thousands of riders from all over the world. The event celebrated its 11th anniversary in 2021, with over 1,600 cyclists taking part in the build-up rides and a sell-out field in the final race.

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