Posted on March 27, 2019

The Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’, announces a temporary diversion on 3.1 km on Khalifa Avenue (between Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange and Al Wajba Palace Interchange), starting Tuesday2 April until 21 April 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 Dukhan towards Doha will be diverted to the westbound 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 Dukan to Doha

Traffic heading eastbound on Dukhan Road will be shifted to the westbound carriageway. There will be only two (2) lanes available for traffic heading either eastbound or westbound.

From Dukhan to BaniHajer

Road users traveling on Dukhan Road from Dukhan heading towards BaniHajer will have to continue straight on the eastbound carriageway, then take the second exit to reachBaniHajer underpass, towards Al Shahama Street.

From Dukhan to Al Rayyan

Road users traveling on Dukhan Road from Dukhan heading towards Al Rayyan, will have to take the first exit on Khalifa Avenue. The Public Works Authority will install road signs advising motorists of the closure and requests all road users to abide by the 50kph speed limit and follow the road signs to ensure their safety.