UAE: Three-day ban on some cars entering Abu Dhabi
According to authorities, some heavy trucks won't be allowed entry to certain areas, such as Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge, and Al Maqta Bridge, from 12 p.m. on December 1 to 1 a.m. on December 4.
The Integrated Transport Centre declared on Wednesday that some cars will not be allowed to enter Abu Dhabi for a while. The entry of large vehicles, such trucks and buses, that are utilized to move laborers to Abu Dhabi would be prohibited. The period of this temporary prohibition is set to run from Friday, December 1, 2023, until Monday, December 4, 2023.
According to the authorities, some heavy trucks won't be allowed entry to certain areas, such as Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge, and Al Maqta Bridge, from 12 p.m. on December 1 to 1 a.m. on December 4.
The authority did point out that trucks utilized by logistic support services and public sanitation businesses are not subject to this temporary truck prohibition. ITC advised drivers to exercise caution and follow all traffic laws.
The UAE Union Day holidays are observed on the same day as the temporary restrictions. Employees in the public and private sectors will take advantage of an extended weekend from December 2 to 4, with work returning on Tuesday, December 5. Additionally, on Friday, December 1, workers in the public sector will work from home.
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The 52nd Union Day festivities are expected to captivate attendees with captivating competitions and eye-catching prizes all throughout the event. December 3rd is the day of the Union Parade, which represents a national image that conveys patriotism and a strong sense of connection to the country and its leaders.
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