Dubai Roads to Temporarily Close for UAE Tour Women’s Cycling Race

Commencing on Thursday, February 8 February 8, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, select roads will be temporarily suspended to facilitate the smooth passage of competitors through specific intersections

Dubai, UAE – February 7, 2024: In preparation for the eagerly anticipated UAE Tour Women’s Cycling Race, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced temporary road closures in Dubai.

Commencing on Thursday, February 8 February 8, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, select roads will be temporarily suspended to facilitate the smooth passage of competitors through specific intersections.

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The RTA clarified that these brief closures, lasting between 10 to 15 minutes, will be strategically coordinated with the Dubai Police to ensure minimal disruption to traffic flow.

To assist motorists in planning their journeys, the authority has advised referring to the designated route map for detailed information on affected areas.

Emphasizing the importance of safety, Dubai Police have urged all road users to adhere strictly to traffic systems, instructions, and guidelines.

Cautioning drivers to reduce speeds and explore alternative routes where possible, the police underscored the significance of collective responsibility in ensuring a secure environment for participants and spectators.

The second edition of the UAE Tour Women’s Cycling Race promises thrilling action across four stages from February 8, February 8 to 11th.

Commencing with the Dubai Stage, cyclists will embark on a challenging 122-kilometer route starting from Dubai Miracle Garden and culminating at Dubai Harbour.

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En route, participants will traverse iconic landmarks, including Dubai Sports City, Al Qudra Cycle Track, and Global Village, showcasing the city’s dynamic landscape as they vie for victory.

Among the 20 teams featuring this prestigious event, comprising six riders each, are formidable contenders such as last year’s champion, Italian cyclist Elisa Longo Borghini.

Following the Dubai Stage, the competition will unfold across three subsequent stages, promising an exhilarating showcase of athleticism and determination.

The tour’s itinerary includes the Modon Stage, which spans 113 kilometres; Presight Stage, which covers 128 kilometres; and Aldar Stage, which totals 105 kilometres.

On Friday, the spotlight will shift from Al Mirfa Bab Al Nojoum to Madinat Zayed in Abu Dhabi for the second stage.

The excitement will continue on Saturday with the third stage from Al Ain Police Museum to Jebel Hafeet, offering riders a formidable ascent.

The tour’s grand finale on Sunday will witness competitors commencing from the prestigious Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum and concluding their journey at Abu Dhabi Breakwater, promising a thrilling conclusion to this prestigious event.

With the UAE Tour, Women’s Cycling Race poised to captivate audiences and celebrate the spirit of athleticism, residents and visitors alike are encouraged to embrace the spectacle while heeding traffic advisories to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.

As Dubai gears up to host this exhilarating sporting event, anticipation mounts for an unforgettable showcase of talent, determination, and sporting excellence on the vibrant streets of the UAE.

 

This article war created using automation technology and was thoroughly edited and fact-checked by one of our editorial staff members

Tariq Saeed

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