Posted on September 13, 2018

The Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’, has announced that it will remove a temporary traffic diversion on Dukhan North Service Road that connects the road from Umm Al Afai area towards Dehaliyat Interchange and vice versa.

The detour has been designed in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic. It will be implemented on Saturday 15 September 2018 and it will be permanently in place. As shown on the attached map, Road users will follow the following directions according to their destinations:

From Al Khor to Dukhan

Road users travelling southbound on Orbital Road from Al Khor will join Dukhan Road at Umm Al Afaei interchange towards Doha. Once at Dukhan Road, they will need to head east for a distance of 2 kilometers towards Umm Al Juwashin interchange and make a U-turn via the interchange loops following the signs towards Dukhan.

From Dukhan North Service road to Doha / Umm Al Afaei Petrol Station

Road users travelling towards Doha / umm al Afaei Petrol Station will head towards Dehaliyat Interchange; make a U-turn at the roundabout, then continue east towards Umm Al Juwashin Interchange. At Umm Al Juwashin Interchange they must follow the signs towards their destination.

From Dukhan to Al Khor

Road users travelling from Dukhan towards Al Khor on Dukhan road will head east on Dukhan road towards Umm Al Juwashin Interchange on the New Orbital Road and will be using the same current route through Umm Al Juwashin Interchange loops. All local access on the service road will be normally accessed through Dehaliyat Interchange.

The Public Works Authority will install road signs advising motorists of the traffic shift and request all road users to abide by the speed limit that will not change along the route, and follow the road signs to ensure their safety.