Doha Corniche will be closed for 11 Hours
Corniche will be closed for traffic on September 26 and 27 for the marathon as part of the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships, Doha 2019.
The ministry said in newspaper advt that the Corniche and some peripheral roads will be closed for 11 hours from 6 pm to next day 5 am on September 26 and 27.
The entire stretch of Corniche from Sheraton roundabout to Corniche Grand Hamad street will be closed for traffic along with some arterial roads.
More road closures will be implemented in the coming days for other road races like 50km walk for both men and women (to start at 11:30 on September 28), 20 km Race Walk for women (to start at 11:30 on September 29) and men (to start at 11:30 on October 4). The men’s marathon, which will also be held at the Corniche, is scheduled to start at 11:59 pm on October 5.