Doha: Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced a road closure on a section of the Al Shamal Road between Duhail and Al Gharrafa Interchanges in both directions (including the service roads) for five hours every day.
The roads will be closed between 12 midnight and 5 am starting on Friday, May 3, 2019. The closure will remain in place for two (2) months to enable the construction of Umm Lekhba Interchange bridges that form part of Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor.
During the diversion, designed in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic, road users will be able to use the alternative routes, as shown in the attached map.
Road users on Al Shamal Road heading southbound towards Doha have to use the exit at Duhail Interchange towards Al Gharrafa Street, drive to the Tilted Junction and turn left onto Al Luqta Street to reach Al Gharrafa Interchange from where they can exit southbound towards Doha.
Road users on Al Shamal Road heading northbound towards Al Shamal have to take the right exit at Al Gharrafa Interchange towards Khalifa Street and turn left onto Arab League Street, then continue straight to the intersection with Al Khafji Street, take a left onto Al Khafji Street and finally turn right onto Al Shamal Road at Duhail Interchange.
The Public Works Authority will install road signs advising motorists of the traffic shift and requests all road users to abide by the 50 kph speed limit and follow road signs to ensure their safety.