Posted on April 18, 2019

The Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’, announces the closure of the southbound Collector/ Distributor Road at Hamad Port Interchange exit loop towards Mesaieed, starting Friday, 19 April until 7 June 2019, to enable the completion of permanent road works around Hamad Port Interchange.

During this traffic change which is designed in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic, road users heading towards Mesaieed through Hamad Port Interchange will be diverted to Umm Al Houl Interchange, as shown on the attached map, and will have to follow the below directions according to their destination.

Road users coming from Al Majd Road and heading towards Mesaieed will be required to use the first exit loop to get onto Mesaieed Road heading northbound towards Al Wakra, they will be required to travel for 3 km until reaching Umm Al Houl Interchange. At Umm Al Houl Interchange road users can take the first right exit and continue straight towards the northern entrance of Hamad Port, where they can do a U-turn and head back towards Umm Al Houl Interchange and use the exit loop onto Mesaieed Road heading southbound towards Mesaieed.

The Public Works Authority will install road signs advising motorists of the closure and requests all road users to abide by the 80kph speed limit and follow the road signs to ensure their safety.