The first phase of the works to turn the TV Roundabout into a signal-controlled intersection is over and three lanes on either side will be opened for traffic on Friday evening.

To enable the opening of the first phase, the TV Roundabout will remain completely closed for traffic until 4pm today. The works are part of a project to develop Khalifa Street and the TV Roundabout.

The works of the second and last phase of the project to complete three additional lanes to turn left and make U-turns in addition to widening all roads in the four directions to have four lanes have started. They are expected to be completed before Eid al-Adha, later this year.

Ashghal has installed signboards on site to alert road users during the work period. The authorities have requested all road users to follow the speed limit and the traffic signboards to ensure their safety. All access to residential and business institutes will remain open throughout the works.