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Drivers' alert: Traffic to be affected on these Dubai roads

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Filed on February 17, 2020
 Dubai roads, Dubai Womens Tour, RTA, traffic, road closure

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The Dubai Women's Tour will be contested over four stages from February 17-20.

Motorists are advised to avoid the road between Dubai Festival City and Town Square due to the Dubai Women's Cycle event which takes place on Monday, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said in a statement.

The traffic will be affected along the race track from 9:30am until 12:15pm on Monday, RTA said in a tweet.

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 February 17-20. (Read:Top stars to compete in Dubai Women's Cycle Tour)

The opening Nshama stage will take riders on a 99-km route from the start at Dubai Festival City, through some intriguing desert landscapes to finish at Town Square Dubai, the mega project on Al Qudra Road.

The Dubai Duty Free second stage will once again start at Dubai Festival City and pass the famous Nad Al Sheba racecourse in its 106-km 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 112-km later at the finish.

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