UAE traffic: roads calm in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

End of the school year traffic is running smoothly

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 21, 2013.  E 11 or Al Ittihad Road one of the major thoroughfares connecting Dubai and Northern Emirates is seen as traffic is slowly building up heading towards Dubai, while on the other side heading towards Sharjah traffic was light and smooth.  ( Jeffrey E Biteng / The National )  Editor's Note;  No reporter's name available on the list. *** Local Caption ***  JB210813-Traffic02.jpg

Traffic in the UAE’s two major emirates appear quite calm on the Waze app map this morning, with the exception of a few streets that are having minor congestion.

Motorists on Dubai’s E44 Ras Al Khor Road/ Al Khail road are moving at a speed of 12 kph.

Speed is slightly higher around Business Bay near Dubai Creek, where traffic is flowing at an average speed of 37 kph.

The worst traffic congestion appears to be on E66 – Oud Maitha road where traffic is at a crawl.

The longest stretch of traffic appears to be on E11 – Al Ittihad street.

In Abu Dhabi, there is heavy traffic on 16th Street.