Plans to alleviate the traffic congestion which blight Dubai’s Discovery Gardens have been reveled – but they will not be in place until the end of this year.
During early morning hours and evenings, internal roads in the community are frequently gridlocked and road users take into account a delay in their commute of at least 30 minutes. However delays in e4xcess of two hours have also been reported.
The area is one which is expected to grow in importance in the run up to Expo 2020m which will be in Jebel Ali.
Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) say new roads will be constructed and the existing Al Saada Road extended. The routes will link Discovery Gardens with Jumeirah Lakes TowersJ umeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park and Emirates Hills, according to Maitha bin Adai, CEO of the Traffic and Roads Agency (part of RTA). The road will be approximately 1.5km in length.