Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority has announced that Al Shindagha Tunnel will be partially closed on Friday and Saturday.
Motorists have been advised to take Al Maktoum Bridge or Al Garhoud bridge instead, if they want to travel from Deira to Bur Dubai.
Closure of Al Shindagha Tunnel from Deira to Bur Dubai on Friday, October 9 from 12:30 AM to 10:30 AM and Saturday, October 10 from 12:30 AM until 8 AM. Please use Al Maktoum Bridge and Al Garhoud Bridge to reach your destinations.— RTA (@rta_dubai) October 8, 2020
A delay is also expected in the RTA buses scheduled on the route.
A delay is expected on the trips' schedule of #DubaiBus routes (X13, X02, 8, 95, C01, C03, C07, C09, C18, E306 and X23) amid the closure of Al Shindagha Tunnel, due to diverting the affected bus routes per the closure hours. Please depart early on your trips.— RTA (@rta_dubai) October 8, 2020