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Posted On: 8 June 2015 07:26 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:15 pm

Ashghal: Closure of two lanes in each direction on Al Wukair Road

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The Public Works Authority "Ashghal" announced that a traffic diversion will be in place on the main arterial road between Al Wakrah and Al Wukair areas, starting from Wednesday 10th June and up to 10 months. The aim of the diversion is to facilitate the construction of interchange number 11, one of the five interchanges that form part of the Design and Construction of Al Wakrah Bypass Road project.


During the diversion, the existing two lanes in each direction will be closed on part of Al Wukair road, from after Al Tayseer Petrol Station towards Al Wukair area with a length of around 500 meters. The traffic will be diverted to a minor diversion with the same number of lanes in each direction, as shown on the attached map.

A 50 kph speed limit will be in force on the diversion route, to reduce risks to road users and the workforce.

Ashghal will install road signs to advice motorists of the diversion. The authority requests all road users to abide by the speed limits, and follow the road signs to ensure their users.