UAE traffic: Jams hold up commuters across Dubai

Traffic was moving well in Abu Dhabi during commuting hours

Sharjah, March 19, 2012 - Traffic on Al Sharq Street in Sharjah City, Sharjah, March 19, 2012. (Jeff Topping/The National)
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Anyone looking at a live traffic map of Dubai on Sunday morning would have been seeing red – literally. A number of roads are experiencing slowdowns and stationary traffic in the usual delay hot spots across the emirate.

Tailbacks are reported in the following streets, according to TomTom City Dubai:

- Al Ittihad Street, from Al Khan Street to Al Quds Street

- E311 is experiencing major delays from Al Dhaid Road to Amman Street

- Sharjah Ring Road from Al Ittihad Street to Third Industrial Street

In Abu Dhabi, there is a traffic jam on the Abu Dhabi-Suwaihan-Al Hayer Road, in the roundabout between Masdar City and Al Falah.


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