Traffic diversions are coming into place on Friday near Dubai’s Discovery Gardens at the intersection of Ibn Battuta Street.
The detours will be there for the next three months for carrying out work related to Dubai Metro’s Route 2020 project.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will close the Discovery Gardens junction and transform it into an entry and exit point from the side road.
It will also turn Ibn Battuta Street into a one-way road in the direction of Al Asayel Street.
Additional entry and exit points will be provided to serve the community.
RTA will open on Friday 24th January a traffic diversion at the intersection of Ibn Battuta Street at Discovery Gardens in Dubai. The diversion is dictated to works related to Route 2020 for extending Dubai Metro line to Expo site. pic.twitter.com/Un3hTRL8tb— RTA (@rta_dubai) January 21, 2020
According to a statement from the RTA, residents can use Nakheel Towers Street or Qarn Al Sabkha Street via Al Asayel Street to access their community, Sheikh Zayed Road or any other locations.
Meanwhile, motorists heading towards Sheikh Zayed Road are urged to check the RTA’s social media channels for updates, and watch out for the traffic signs in the area.
The detour is expected to be in place for three months as it is critical for the completion of Route 2020 project and will save time & efforts of motorists as well. For more details, visit: https://t.co/p9lcc1WL91 pic.twitter.com/TiXovVLtoZ— RTA (@rta_dubai) January 21, 2020