Doha 11th April 2014: Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary closure of Armeilla Street in both directions between Armeilla and Guest Palace roundabouts starting tomorrow.
The closure is part of the construction works for widening of street to three lanes in each direction, in addition to widening the Guest Palace roundabout to satisfy current traffic requirements, according to the authority.
Lampposts will be replaced as part of the project, Ashghal said in a statement. Maintenance work will be done on the interlock on both sides of the road to organise pedestrians’ movements, it added.
The authority urged motorists coming from Al Bidaa Street towards Guest Palace roundabout to head north towards Mohammed bin Thani Street and turn left at the Civil Defence roundabout and go left onto Onaiza Street.
Road users coming from Onaiza Street towards Armeilla roundabout can head towards the Civil Defence roundabout and turn right onto Mohammed bin Thani Street to take a right towards Al Bidaa, the statement added.
Ashghal requested all road users to abide by the safety instructions and traffic rules for their own safety and safety of others as well.
The closure will continue until next Thursday, 17 April 2014.