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Sharjah changes truck timings on major roads

Will road users finally see an easing of traffic jams now that Sharjah authorities have decided on banning trucks in

  • WAM
  • Published: 22:51 August 8, 2009
  • Gulf News

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  • Trucks will be banned on the Sharjah-Al Dhaid Road from intersection 7 to Al Dhaid town once from 5:30am to 9:30am.

Sharjah: The General Department of Public Works and Sharjah police have announced changes in truck timings on some major roads in Sharjah with effect from Tuesday to lessen inconvenience for other road users and ensure traffic flow.

According to the joint statement issued by Sharjah police and the public works department, trucks will be banned on the Ring Road from the Industrial Square 5 to Waset Square station from 5:30am to 12 midnight.

The trucks can now begin using the roads on which they were earlier banned from 05:30am to 09:30am.

It added that trucks will be banned on the Sharjah-Al Dhaid Road from intersection 7 to Al Dhaid town once from 5:30am to 9:30am instead of three times as used to be done earlier.

There is alsoa truck ban on Maleha Road from Al Badayeh intersection to Kalba City.

Trucks are also banned three times a day from Al Badayeh intersection to the Fifth Industrial Square from 5:30am to 09:30am, 1pm to 3pm and from 5:30pm to 09:30pm.

Traffic guides have been installed to notify the road users about the detours and bans.

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