Traffic update: Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road diversion continues


Traffic diversion on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road will continue to be in place, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced, as emergency workers clear areas in Jebel Ali of water logging.

In an update on their official social media handle, the authority advised drivers to take alternative routes and warned of delays.

"For those coming from Abu Dhabi, please use Seih Shuaib St. towards Emirates Rd," the post read.

Traffic diversions were put in place on Tuesday morning after heavy rain left several roads inundated. 

"In Jebel Ali area due to the water accumulation, please use the following alternative routes to reach your destinations:

Earlier, the RTA announced another diversion.

Those coming from Abu Dhabi must take Seih Shuaib St. towards Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, while those heading towards the UAE capital must take Al Maktoum Airport St. towards Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road


More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 10:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • The Agenda

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.


On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.