Saturday, January 13, 2007

Airport tunnel to be shut down for completion of maintenance work

According to the announcement by the Road and Transport Authority (RTA), the Dubai Airport tunnel will be shutdown for maintenance work from January 13th to January 17th. The maintenance is scheduled to be completed in two stages from Al Rashidiyah to Al Qusais and Vice Versa. The Chief Executive Officer of the Road and Traffic Agency, Maitha Bin Odai said that the shut down is essential for a complete maintenance.

However, she added that for the convenience of the tunnel users, the work will be carried out between 1 to 5am. She also asked the users to take alternative roads recommended by the RTA to alleviate traffic congestions and has advised caution while using the tunnel.

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