Drivers' alert: Avoid these Dubai roads, warns RTA
The traffic will be affected along the race track until 12:30pm.
Motorists are advised to avoid the road between Dubai Festival City and Springs Souk due to the second phase of Dubai Women's Cycle event which started on Monday, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said in a statement on Tuesday.
The traffic will be affected along the race track, between Dubai Festival City and Springs Souk from 9:30am until 12:30pm.
Phase 2 of #DubaiWomensTour is kicking off from Dubai Festival City at 9:30 AM. Follow us for live road updates.- RTA (@rta_dubai) February 18, 2020
The 2nd phase of the #DubaiWomensTour kicks off tomorrow, February 18, 2020, from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM. Watch to discover the affected roads along the race track, between Dubai Festival City and Springs Souk.@dubaiwomenstour @DubaiPoliceHQ @DubaiSC pic.twitter.com/AA5NUaFkFv- RTA (@rta_dubai) February 17, 2020
Under the patronage of Sheikha Hind Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, managed by The UAE Cycling Federation and supported by the Dubai Sports Council, the Dubai Women's Tour will be contested over four stages from 17-20 February. 2020.
The Dubai Duty Free second stage will once again start at Dubai Festival City and pass the famous Nad Al Sheba racecourse in its 106km course to the Springs Souk.
The General Authority for Sports third stage will be one for the climbers as riders head into the picturesque Hatta Mountains. The teams will start from Wadi Hatta Park and finish 90km later at the spectacular Hatta Dam.
The fourth and final Dubai Health Authority stage will once again take the teams back to the city, with the start and finish at Dubai Festival City. Riders will take a looping course around the Dubai Creek and through the traditional downtown area of the city before the first ever Dubai Women's Cycle Tour champion will be crowned 112km later at the finish.
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