Umm Lekhba tunnel on Markhiya Street to be closed Aug 14, 2020 0 8146 12345 THE Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that Umm Lekhba Interchange tunnel on Al Markhiya Street will be closed in both directions from August 16 (Sunday) to facilitate the construction works on Sabah Al Ahmad corridor. Ashghal will keep the service roads on Al Markhiya Street open for local accesses. During the closure to be implemented in coordination with the General Directorate of Traffic, commuters will have to use Al Luqta Street and Al Shamal Road to reach Al Markhiya. Road users will be able to use Umm Lekhba Bridge connecting with Al Shamal Road to reach Al Luqta and Al Gharrafa. Ashghal will instal road signs providing users with advance notice of the new road layout. The Public Works Authority has urged motorists to abide by the new speed limit and follow the road signs to ensure their safety. (TNN) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES BFQ holds farewell reception for Bangladeshi ambassador Aug 14, 2020 0 1577 Qatar signs host country agreement with GGGI Aug 14, 2020 0 1228 Ban on fishing kingfish with net starts tomorrow Aug 14, 2020 0 1238 Quickread Marri meets US State Department counterterrorism official Attorney-General HE Dr Ali bin Fetais Al Marri met on Thursday with Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US State Department Ambassador Nathan A Sales. .. Qatar affirms support to UN efforts to combat COVID-19 QNA New York Qatar has affirmed its commitment to support the United Nations and international cooperation to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Qatar stressed the need to address various dimensions of the ..