Posted on March 12, 2019

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces a temporary diversion of 3.1 km on Khalifa Avenue (between Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange and Al Wajba Palace Interchange), starting from Friday 15 March until 31 March 2019, to enable the works of the final layer of Asphalt.

During this traffic change which is in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic, traffic coming from Doha towards Dukhan will be diverted to the eastbound carriageway, while the number of lanes will be reduced from four to two lanes in each direction. As shown on the attached map, road users will have to follow the below directions according to their destinations:

From Doha to Bani Hajer: Traffic heading from Doha towards Bani Hajer through Khalifa Avenue will have to use the Service Road exit before reaching Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange, and then make right-turn at Bani Hajer Interchange

From Doha to Al Rayyan: Traffic heading from Doha towards Al Rayyan through Khalifa Avenue, will have to use the Service Road exit before reaching Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange, and use Bani Hajer Intrchange bridge towards Al Rayyan

From Bani Hajer to Dukhan: Road users heading from Bani Hajer towards Dukhan through Al Shahama Street, will have to use Bani Hajer underpass towards Al Shafi Intersection at Al Rayyan Road and  make a U-turn, then use Bani Hajer underpass and bridge towards Khalifa Avenue and Dukhan

The Public Works Authority will install road signs advising motorists of the closure and requests all road users to abide by the 50 kph speed limit and follow road signs to ensure their safety.

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