Here is some crucial news for all the commuters out there who like to plan ahead. In the first week of January 2024, several key roads around Dubai will be closed for certain period of time. And I’m here to tell you exactly which ones you need to be aware of.
Road Closures To Keep In Mind
Here’s the lowdown on the roads putting on a temporary “closed for marathon” sign:
- Umm Suqeim Street (heading into Jumeirah)
- Jumeirah Beach Road (Madinat Jumeirah to the flagpole)
- Part of Al Wasl (joining Umm Suqeim)
Why Are These Roads Being Closed You Ask?
Well, on Sunday, January 7 2024, these major roads in Dubai will witness closures due to the Dubai Marathon. These closures are implemented to ensure the safety of the runners participating in the marathon. While the exact timings are yet to be confirmed, commuters are advised to plan their routes accordingly on this day to avoid any inconveniences. This is also a great time to highlight the Importance and convenience of using public transportation, such as the Dubai Metro and bus. Safe commuting everyone. And if this marathon has peaked your interest you can find out more about it on their official website.
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