Posted on August 16, 2018

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces that it will implement a partial one-lane closure on each of Al-Corniche Street and Abdulla bin Jassim Street, in the direction leading to Hamad Al-Kabeer Street. The closure stretches 300m on Al-Corniche Street starting after Jassim bin Mohammed Street/Al-Corniche Street intersection, and stretches 450m on Abdulla bin Jassim Street starting after Jassim bin Mohammed Street/Abdulla bin Jassim Street intersection.

The closure will start on Monday, 20 August and will last for two months, in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic. During this period, entrances and exists to the Northern side of Souq Waqif’s parking will be closed during the night works only. The remaining lanes on Al-Corniche and Abdulla bin Jassim Streets are open to traffic during the closure period, as shown on the attached map. This closure aims to enable the completion of the 1st package of phase 2 for a project to develop storm water drainage networks, through which storm water drainage networks will be constructed in 51 locations in Doha City. These new networks will be linked to existing main drainage networks in the area, in addition to providing a storm water storage and control areas.

Ashghal requests all road users to abide by the speed limits, and follow the road signs to ensure their and others safety.