Posted on May 17, 2017

The Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’, will open a 1.6 kilometre stretch of new permanent road with two flyovers and two lanes in each direction along Al Wukair Road, part of its Al Wakra Bypass Project in the south area of Qatar.

Road users will be shifted from the current temporary diversion route on to the new section of road in two phases. Traffic travelling westbound towards Al Wukair will be shifted on 19 May 2017, followed by eastbound traffic towards Al Wakra on 21 May 2017. To facilitate this opening, the junction connecting Al Sakhama Road to Al Wukair Road will be permanently closed starting from Sunday 21 May 2017 in coordination with the Traffic Police Department. During this time, residents of nearby Ezdan Village numbers 28, 36 and 37, will be required to follow diversion signs and access Al Wukair Road via Al Wukair roundabout as shown on the attached map.

Ashghal requests all road users to abide by the 60 kph speed limit and follow newly implemented traffic road signs to ensure their safety. The Public Works Authority is expediting remaining works on the Al Wakra Bypass Project which is scheduled to open part of its 11 kilometre main carriageway in the coming month. Once opened, motorists travelling from Al Wakra and areas further south of Qatar will benefit from direct access to the G Ring Road connecting to the New Orbital Highway and Truck Route and the F Ring Road towards Hamad International Airport and Doha.