Al Shindagha Tunnel
Al Shindagha Tunnel East entrance
|Other name(s)||longest tunnel in uae|
|Location||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Operator||Roads and Transport Authority|
|Traffic||55,000 vehicles per day|
|No. of lanes||4 (2 lanes in each directions)|
|Operating speed||60 km/h|
|Tunnel clearance||5 meters|
Al Shindagha Tunnel (Arabic: نفق الشندغة) is a tunnel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Opened in 1975, it is the oldest and the busiest tunnel where 55,000 vehicles travel through the tunnel both directions daily. It goes under Dubai Creek to connect the neighborhoods of Al Ras, Deira and Al Shindagha where it is the only underwater road crossing Dubai Creek. The tunnel has a total of four lanes (two in each direction), a height clearance of 5 meters and speed is limited at 60 km/h.
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- "Shindaga Tunnel to be replaced by bridge". Gulf News. 22 October 2014.
- "Tender for Al Shindagha Bridge across Dubai Creek out". Emirates 247. 27 July 2015.
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