Doha, -The Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’ has announced that it will shift the existing ‘Q-Tel’ Traffic Signal less than 100 metres to the west of its current position on Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street to enable the construction of an underpass on the Dukhan Highway East project.

The proposed road change, which is located at the intersection of Al Wajba Street and Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street, has been designed in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic.

The traffic change will commence on Friday 5 May 2017, and is expected to be in operation until March 2018.

The road change will create free flowing movement along Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street between Al Shafi Street and the newly positioned traffic signal, and the existing free right turns will still be available for public use. However, there will be slight changes to the access points to Al Wajba Street and Education City.

Accessing Education City (Gate 15) from Q-Tel Junction road users travelling from Dukhan towards Gate 15 of Education City that usually turned left at Q-Tel Junction will be required to continue straight on Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street before performing a U-turn at Al Shafi Interchange and returning to the free right turn into Education City.

Accessing Al Wajba Street from Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street (westbound) Road users travelling west on Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street that need to access Al Wajba Street are required to take an earlier left turn at Al Shafi Street and continue straight before making a right turn onto Al Hamd Street.

Road users can then continue straight on Al Hamd Street before turning either left or right onto Al Wajba Street.

Road users travelling westbound from Dukhan Highway to Al Luqta Street will also experience a slight deviation from the existing road alignment for a brief period, before returning to their normal route.

Ashghal advises that there will be no reduction in the number of lanes on the Dukhan Highway, Al Luqta Street or Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street and requests all road users to abide by the speed limit, which is 50 kph, and follow newly implemented traffic road signs to ensure their safety. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency