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Dubai: Motorists driving to Sharjah will have to take a detour on Thursday if they are planning to use al Ittihad Road.

Sharjah Police announced that the road from Dubai into Sharjah on Al Ittihad Road will be temporarily closed from 4am to 9am on September 13, 2018.

Motorists will not be able to use the Al Nahda exit opposite Al Ansar Mall, and will have to take an alternative route.

Police said the temporary closure will be made in order to carry out road works.  

During the long weekend, Sharjah Police announced that it will also close Interchange No.5 on Al Dhaid Road, from Wednesday September 12 at 4pm until Saturday September 15 at 6pm. 

Motorists were advised to use alternative routes if they are heading towards Sharjah International Airport on Al Dhaid Road.