The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a traffic shift in both directions on a 1km stretch of Al Bustan Street, before Faleh Bin Nasser Intersection on Salwa Road.
The diversion will be implemented from February 10 in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Traffic, and will be in place for a year and a half to allow the completion of road works, Ashghal has said in a statement.
During this time, traffic in both directions of Al Bustan Street will be shifted to newly constructed parallel roads with two lanes each, as shown on the attached map.
The exit on Al Eshaiqer Street will also be closed; therefore, road users will be required to use Salwa Road or Ekhrais Street to reach their destinations.
The authority will instal road signs advising motorists of the traffic change. It ahs requested all road users to abide by the reduced 50kmph speed limit on alternative routes (the new parallel roads) and follow the road signs to ensure their safety.