UAE traffic: Standstill traffic on roads across the country

Tailbacks is heavy in Sharjah and Dubai

Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 25, 2018.     Traffic build up on the Muroor Road because of the rains.
 Victor Besa / The National

Traffic is at a standstill on some of the busiest roads across the UAE this morning.

Traffic is not moving on Malaka Street in Sharjah, while many of the surrounding streets, including long stretches of E11 Al Itihad Street, as well as Al Nahda Street past the Sahara Centre and the Sharjah Ring Road are also slow moving. There are also tailbacks on the E311 Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, where it is slow moving past National Paints Factory, as usual.

In Dubai, cars are at a standstill on the D68 Al Khail Street near the Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf Dubai and on the D92 Al Wasl Road near the Jumeirah Archaeological Site Athar. There are also tailbacks on many roads, including on the D84 Zaa’beel Street past the Snooker Point Building and the D88 Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street leading up to the World Trade Centre roundabout. Traffic is also slow moving on D63 Umm Suqeim Street as well from Al Barsha South 2 up to Safa Community School and on D61 Hessa Street around Al Barsha 3.

In Abu Dhabi, traffic was slow on the E22 Abu Dhabi/Al Ain Road past Abu Dhabi Motors and at stretches of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street near Eastern Mangroves Hotel and further up near Delma Park.