E 611 road (United Arab Emirates)

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E 611
إ ٦١١
Emirates Road
Major cities Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Quwain, Ras al Khaimah, Al Fujairah
Highway system

Highways in the United Arab Emirates

Roads in Dubai

E 611 (Arabic: إ ٦١١‎) is a road constructed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Also known as the Emirates Road, E 611 is developed to link the emirate of Abu Dhabi with the northern emirates of Ras al Khaimah, Umm al Quwain, parallel to E311 without passing through the city of Dubai.

The project is being developed in three phases. Work on Phase 1, which began in February 2006, was intended to create a sector that starts along E 66 (Dubai-Al Ain Road) and extends inward towards E 77 (Jebel Ali Al Habab Road). Phase II of the project, which began in January 2007, involved linking the bypass with E 88 (Al Daid Road) in Sharjah. Phase III will involve extending E 611 from the Jebel Ali-Al Habab junction to the outskirts of Abu Dhabi city and is expected to cost approximately US$80 million.[1]

E 611 was called Dubai Bypass Road, before being renamed Emirates Road in 2013.[2]

Aerial view of E611.
E611 during sandstorm

In 2010, a UPS cargo plane crashed near the highway, after it took off from Dubai airport. All people were killed. [3]