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02 November 2021
Ashghal begins works on Mebaireek Interchange, Upgrades Khalid Bin Ahmed Interchange (Industrial) on Salwa Road

Within the expressway program, the Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has started construction works on the project of Mebaireek Interchange and upgrading of Khalid Bin Ahmed Interchange, known as Industrial Intersection on Salwa Road.

31 October 2021
Start of Roads and Infrastructure Project in North East of Al Kheesa (Rawdat Al Hamama) - Package 2

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the commencement of development works on the Roads and Infrastructure Project in North East of Al Kheesa (Rawdat Al Hamama )- Package 2.

25 October 2021
Temporary Partial Closure on Al Jamiaa Street

Ashghal announces a temporary partial closure for two lanes on Al Jamiaa Street, for 550 metres from Al Khafji Intersection towards the known as Omar Al Mokhtar Intersection, while keeping one lane open for traffic.

15 September 2021
Temporary road closure Between the Museum Roundabout and Museum Park Roundabout

Ashghal announces Temporary road closure Between the Museum Roundabout and Museum Park Roundabout starting from Sunday 19-9-21 for 25 days.

07 September 2021
Temporary Road Closure at A-Ring Road from Ras Abu Abboud Bridge towards Al-Rufaa Intersection

Temporary traffic road closure on the road leading to Ras Abu Abboud towards Al-Rufaa Intersection, on Friday, September 10, 2021, for a period of six hours, starting from 12:00 AM until 6:00 AM. This closure is intended to install ITS overhead Gantry.

25 August 2021
Ashghal Enhances Traffic Safety for 518 Schools in Various Areas

Ashghal has completed improving the road safety features surrounding 518 schools across the country, accounting for 91% of the total number of schools included in the School Zone Safety Programme.

12 August 2021
Temporary Partial Closure at the Intersection of Omar Al Mukhtar and Al Jamiaa Streets

Ashghal will implement a temporary closure on part of the intersection of Omar Al Mukhtar Street with Al Jamiaa Street, where the left-turn lanes of the intersection leading from Omar Al Mukhtar Street to Al Jamiaa Street and vice versa will be closed.

03 August 2021
Ashghal Announces Temporary Closure of Corniche Street

Ashghal announces a temporary traffic closure on both directions of Corniche Street from 12 am on Friday, 6th August until 5 am on Tuesday, 10th August 2021.

10 July 2021
Ashghal Partially Opens “Pearl Intersection” at Al Wakra Main Road

Ashghal announced that “Pearl Intersection” has partially opened on Al Wakra Main Road following the conversion of roundabout into a signalized intersection to channel traffic to Doha and Mesaieed Cities, as part of Al Wakra Main Road Upgrade Project.

02 June 2021
Ashghal Provides Services to 2,112 Plots in Citizens’ Subdivisions within Northern Areas Projects

Ashghal announces that it provided services for 2,112 plot in citizens’ subdivisions, through integrated infrastructure for these plots within the road and infrastructure projects implemented by ‘Ashghal’ in the Northern areas and North of Al Nasiriyah.

31 May 2021
Ashghal Opens 38km Long Shared Pedestrian Cycling Path on Al Khor Road

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has opened the shared pedestrian and cycling tracks on the eastern side of Al Khor Road along 38 km, integrating with the Olympic Cycling Track on the western side of the highway

05 May 2021
Conversion of Part of Abdullah Bin Jassim Street to one direction only for 6 Months

Temporary traffic diversion on part of Abdullah Bin Jassim Street, between Jabr Bin Mohamed and Grand Hamad Streets. The closure will be implemented on Saturday, 8 May for 6 months.

19 April 2021
Two-lane Closure on parts of Omar Al Mokhtar & Al Bidda Streets

Ashghal announces the closure of two lanes of Al Bidda Street and Omar Al Mokhtar Street, for 1 km starting from Al Taameen Street towards Towers Intersection, while keeping one lane open for traffic.

13 April 2021
Partial Closure on Dafna Street

Ashghal will implement a partial closure on Dafna Street, starting Friday 16 April 2021 for 6 months.

11 April 2021
Start of Second Package of Roads and Infrastructure Project in South of Semaisma

Ashghal announces commencement of the Roads and Infrastructure Project in South of Semaisma, Package 2, which aims to develop internal streets in the area and enhance local traffic safety, in addition to upgrading the infrastructure utilities.

06 April 2021
Opening of Roads Around Abu Nakhla Petrol Station in Mebaireek

Ashghal announced completion of works of the roads and infrastructure around Abu Nakhla Petrol Station which is located on Salwa Road in Mebaireek, and opening of roads for traffic movement, as part of Road Improvement Works in Al-Rayyan Area, Phase 5.

05 April 2021
Completion of 80% of Development Works on Losail International Circuit

Ashghal announced that 80% of total development works on Losail International Circuit has been completed. This project has contributed massively to the success of The Grand Prix of Qatar, which is the first phase of MotoGP World Championship 2021.

09 March 2021
Commencement of the Roads and Infrastructure Project in Al-Wajba East Package 3

Ashghal announced the commencement of Roads and Infrastructure Project in Al-Wajba East, Pack 3 that aims to develop roads & infrastructure services in the area located west of Umm Al-Dome Street, south of Dukhan Road and north of Rawdat Al-Naser Street.

24 February 2021
H.E. Qatar Premier & H.E. Kuwait Deputy Premier Inaugurate 29 km Long Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor

HE Prime Minister & Minister of Interior, & HE Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Defense of #Kuwait, inaugurated  Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor Wed, February 24, 2021, coinciding with the celebrations of Kuwait’s National Day & Liberation Anniversary 

24 February 2021
Upgrade of Environment & Jelaiah Intersections on Al Khafji Street

Ashghal announces the completion of upgrading works on two intersections on Al Khafji Street which are Environment Intersection on the Environment Street, and Jelaiah Intersection on Jasim bin Hamad Street.

11 February 2021
Temporary closure on Ibn Dirham Street

Ashghal announces a temporary closure on Ibn Dirham Street in both directions in the section between Al Arab Street and the B Ring Road, starting Saturday 13 February 2021 for a period of 3 months.

08 February 2021
Diversion on Part of the E-Ring Road

Ashghal announces that it will close part of the E-Ring Road, in the direction from Energy Inter. towards Airport St, while diverting traffic to the opposite side to include two lanes in each direction, starting Wednesday 10 February 2021 for 6 months.

04 February 2021
Shift of Traffic on Museum of Islamic Art Intersection

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces a shift of traffic on Museum of Islamic Art Intersection starting Saturday 6 Feb 2021 for 8 months.

31 January 2021
Two lanes closure in one direction on parts of Omar Al Mokhtar Street and Al Bidda Street

Ashghal announces closure of 1.5km of 2 lanes of Omar Al Mokhtar St &Al Bidda St, on Thu 1/10 for 1 month & 2 lanes remain open, to allow infrastructure works, within upgrade works on streets in West Bay Area project

21 January 2021
Full Completion of the Roadworks and Commencement of Beautification Works on the Main Roads in Al Nasr Area

Ashghal announces the completion of the main works of the Improvement of Main Roads in Al Nasr Area project. The completed works included the upgrade of 7 KM of main roads in Al Nasr area in addition to completion of 6 signalized intersections.

21 January 2021
Single-Lane Closure on Both Directions of Part of Jasim bin Hamad Street

Ashghal announces that it will implement a single lane traffic closure on both directions of Jasim bin Hamad Street (known as Arab League St), starting Friday 22 January 2021 for a period of seven months.

12 January 2021
Partial Traffic Closure of Ali Bin Abdulla Intersection

Ashghal announces a partial closure of Ali bin Abdullah Intersection, on the lanes heading from Al-Koot Fort Intersection to Al-Mirqab Roundabout and vice versa, starting Sunday 17 January 2021.

07 January 2021
Temporary Reduction of E-Ring Road Lanes Towards the Airport

Ashghal announces that The E-Ring Road Lanes between Najma and Airport Intersections will be reduced from three Lanes to two Lanes from Sunday 10 January 2021 up to Thursday 28 January 2021

31 December 2020
Partial Diversion on Al Bidda Street and Khalifa Street at Corniche

Ashghal announces that a traffic diversion on parts of Al Bidda Street (Majlis Al Taawon) and Khalifa Street at Corniche, for 90 days starting Fri. 1 Jan. 2021, as part of the Doha Central Development and Beautification Project – Package 4.

30 December 2020
Ashghal to open the seventh and highest bridge on Friday at Umm Lekhba Interchange (Landmark) providing free flow traffic from Al Shamal road to Al Markhiya Street

Ashghal announces the opening of the seventh bridge at Umm Lekhba Interchange, with 1 km length, as part of Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor project, on Fri. 1 Jan. 2021, providing free flow traffic for road users coming from Al Shamal Road towards Al Markhiya St.

21 December 2020
Partial Closure on Tariq Bin Ziad Street

Ashghal announces a partial closure in both directions of Tariq bin Ziyad Street between Dar Al Kutub I/S and the R/A on the intersection of Tariq bin Ziad Street and Al Wifaq Street, starting Thursday night 24 December 2020 for a period of 3 months.

14 December 2020
Temporary Partial Closure on both directions of Al Oqda Street

Ashghal announces that part of Al Oqda Street will be closed in both directions, starting from its intersection with Al Khor Road towards Al Farkiyyah Beach. This temporary diversion will start on Tuesday, 15th December 2020 and will last for seven days.

08 December 2020
Partial Closure of One Lane in Each Direction on Ali bin Abdulla Street

Ashghal announces a partial closure on one lane of Ali bin Abdulla Street in both directions, for a distance of 250 metres between Al Koot Fort Intersection and Ali Bin Abdulla Intersection. The other lane will remain open to traffic in both directions

01 December 2020
Traffic Diversion at Islamic Museum Intersection

Traffic diversion on Islamic Museum I/S where traffic will be diverted to a parallel 3-lanes street each direction & the traffic signal will be cancelled, on FRI 4 Dec for 10 months

24 November 2020
Partial Closure in Both Directions on University Street

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces the implementation of a partial traffic closure on University Street, on the left lane in both directions of the street for a distance of 80 metres near its intersection with Al Khafji Street.

23 November 2020
Minor Traffic Diversion on Abdullah bin Jasim Street

Ashghal will implement a minor diversion on Abdulla bin Jasim St, where 200 metres will be closed starting from intersection known as Hamad Al Kabeer I/C towards Jabber bin Mohammad St. Traffic is diverted to a parallel road, from Nov. 27 for 1 year.

16 November 2020
Temporary Closure on Salalah Street for Two Days

Ashghal announces that a temporary closure will be implemented on Salalah Street in both directions, between Oqba bin Nafie Street and the service road of Salwa Road (at Khalid bin Ahmed I/C), from Wednesday 18 November 11pm until Friday 20 November 5am

10 November 2020
Traffic Diversion on Dar Al Kutub Intersection

Ashghal announces a diversion on Dar Al Kutub I/S on Fri 12 Nov 2020 for 1 month, within A-Ring Rd Development Project. Dar Al Kutub RA will be dismantled & alternate dual 3-lanes carriageway will be provided between Grand Hamad RA to Al Rufaa I/S

05 November 2020
Partial Traffic Diversion on Zekreet Street

Ashghal announces that part of Zekreet Street will be closed on the southbound route towards Wadi Al Salamiya Street. The diversion will start on Saturday, 7 November 2020, for a period of five months.

04 November 2020
Commencement of upgrading works on Al Wukair Road and converting two roundabouts into signalized intersections

Ashghal announce the launch of upgrading works on Al Wukair Rd, within Interim Rd Improvement in South of Doha Area - Phase 2. Works aim to upgrade Al Wukair Rd & convert 2 roundabouts to signalised intersections & develop infrastructure utilities

03 November 2020
Closure on Jabr Bin Mohamed Street and the Islamic Museum Intersection

Ashghal announces 1-lane closure on Jabr Bin Mohamed St & keeping 1 lane open, between  Islamic Museum I/S & Al Mirqab R/A, on 6/11 for 12 months, & a closure on Islamic Museum I/S, for the exit from Al Corniche St to Jabr Bin Mohamed St & vice versa

02 November 2020
Completion of Roads Leading to Some Sports and Service Facilities in Doha

Completion of upgrading works of roads leading to some sports & service facilities in Doha & improvement of infrastructure utilities & construction of service roads, within Road Improvement Works in Various Areas of Greater Doha, Phase 8

02 November 2020
Partial Traffic Closure on Ali Bin Abdullah Street

Ashghal announces 1-lane closure on Ali Bin Abdullah St & keeping 1 lane open, between Al Mirqab R/A &Ali Bin Abdullah Intersection, on 5/11 for 6 months, to enable upgrading works on Ali Bin Abdullah Street

25 October 2020
Completion of Main Upgrading Works of Bu Sidra Roundabout and Opening it to Traffic

Ashghal announce the completion of main upgrading works on Bu Sidra R/A & converting it to a signalised intersection, & opening it to traffic, & completion of 80% of infrastructure upgrading works

21 October 2020
Closure of the main carriageway on part of Al Wukair Road

Ashghal announces the closure of main carriageway of Al Wukair Road in both directions, between the roundabout known as Al Wakra Health Center R/A and the roundabout known as Al Wakra Hospital R/A, on Thu 22/10 for 3 months

13 October 2020
Ashghal partially opens Al Wakra Souq Intersection at Al Wakra Main Road Upgrade Project

Ashghal has partially opened Al Wakra Souq Intersection on Al Wakra Main Road after turning the old roundabout into a signalized junction to connect Al Wakra Road and Mesaieed Road, as part of Al Wakra Main Road Upgrade Project.

12 October 2020
Partial closures on University St. and Abdul Aziz Bin Jassim St.

​Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced partial traffic closures on the University Street, and Abdul Aziz Bin Jassim Street and starting on the 14 October 2020.

23 September 2020
Completion of Main Works of Upgrading Wadi Al Ghadeeriyat Street and Construction of a Service Road for Central Market Street in Bu Hamour

Ashghal announced the completion of the main works of upgrading Wadi Al Ghadeeriyat Street at a total length of 1 km, in addition to the improvement of infrastructure utilities and construction of a 2.4-km-long service road for the Central Market Street.

21 September 2020
Partial closure on Leabib Intersection for Four Hours

Ashghal announces a partial closure on Leabib Intersection, in the direction towards Lusail for road users coming from Izghawa on Al Tarfa Street and for those coming from Doha on the street known as Arab League Street.

15 September 2020
Start of Roads and Infrastructure Project in Al Wajba East (Pkg 1)

Ashghal announced the commencement of the Roads and Infrastructure Project in Al-Wajba East (Package 1) as part of its plan to provide an integrated infrastructure and an advanced roads network throughout the country.

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