Abu Dhabi: From today onwards, heavy vehicles will be allowed on Al Ain-Dubai Road — E66 or Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan Road — during off-peak hours between 10pm and 6am.
This will allow vehicles to easily get from Dubai until Hazza bin Sultan Street in Al Ain, and back, announced Abu Dhabi’s public transport regulator, the Department of Municipalities and Transport’s Integrated Transport Centre (ITC). However, the maximum weight of the vehicle and its load cannot exceed 45 tonnes.
The decision to allow heavy vehicles on the new highway connecting Dubai and Al Ain’s industrial areas has been taken in collaboration with Al Ain Municipality and Abu Dhabi Police. It aims to reduce trip time and operational cost, thereby promoting commercial activities and investments.
Regulations banning heavy vehicles on other surrounding roads will…