Dubai Airport Tunnel to be closed on Friday.
A mock fire drill at the Airport Tunnel in Dubai will be held on this coming Friday by the Crises Management Team at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). It will feature the participation of 11 Government and semi-Government entities in Dubai.
The fire drill in Dubai Airport Tunnel would start at 02:00 am on Friday and continue up to 06:00 am. However, the tunnel would be cordoned off starting from 12:00 midnight. The tunnel would be only cordoned off from the direction to Qusais and Sharjah. The drivers heading towards this direction can alternatively use the Sheikh Mohamad bin Zayed and Ittihad Roads.