Have you made your New Years Eve plans yet? Well, if you’re planning to be on the road this New Years Eve, best you read further!
The Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the closure of certain streets in Downtown Dubai as part of its preparations for the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations.
RTA Announces The Following Road Closures On Thursday 31st December
Al Asayel Road will be closed from Oud street to Al Meydan street from 4pm, solely to be used for public transportation and emergency vehicles.
From 4pm, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard Street will also be closed once the parking is full. The RTA has advised those with reservations in the area to make sure that you get there before 4pm to avoid any inconvenience.
Financial Center Road will also be closed from 4pm, while Al Sukook Street will close at 8pm. Future Street will be closed in the crossing between Business Bay street and Financial Center street in phases between 6-8pm until the end of the event. The closures will last until the end of the event, and will take place through the distribution and presence of the RTA operational team in all locations.
The authority also noted that the Burj Khalifa station will be closed from 5pm on December 31 until 6am on January 1. A pedestrian crossing zone will be set up on Sheikh Zayed Road near the Burj Khalifa metro station which will allow pedestrians to cross Sheikh Zayed Road in a safe way.
Still unsure of what to do on New Years Eve?
If you’re still undecided on what to do this New Years Eve, we’ve rounded up a list of the top places to check out the New Years Eve fireworks in Dubai. You can check it out here.