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Education City Road Closures

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FIFA Arab Cup™ Road Closures in Education City

There will be temporary gates, diversions, and parking closures during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™️. Please see the information below to learn how you may be affected.

FIFA Arab Cup™ Road Closures in Education City

Gate Closures

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To enter and exit Education City, please be aware of the following:

  • Gate 1 will be closed from 19 November till 17 December
  • All other gates remain open during non-match days
  • All gates will be closed during match days 4 hours before kick-off and will open 2 hours after the match ends, except on Friday 3 December, when all gates will be closed 6 hours before the kick-off time.

Parking Closures

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The following is the list of parking closures.

  • Parking P31 (West Car Park)

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    P31 (West Car Park) will be available until 27 November. Starting from 28 November, only the roof will be available for staff to park during non-match days. During match days, the parking will be fully closed.
  • Parking P33 (Northeast Underground Car Park)

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    P33 (Northeast Underground Car Park) will be available on all days except on match days, where it will be closed from 12:00am and will be reopened 4 hours before the kick-off time.
  • Parking P34 (Southeast Car Park)

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    P34 (Southeast Car Park) will be available on all days. On match days, only the ground floor will be available. The remaining floors will be closed from 12:00am and reopened 4 hours before the kick-off time.

Red Zone Closure

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The red zone from Gate 14 till Awsaj Roundabout will be closed from 19 November to 17 December. Only Mathaf staff and authorized individuals will be able to enter the red zone.

Red Zone Closure Map

Red Zone Closure Map.

Alternative Routes and Parking

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Please see the information below for alternative routes and parking access.

  • Qatar Academy Senior and Junior and Awsaj Academy students should use Gate 2 to park at Ceremonial Gate 2 parking and Gate 5 to park at Northeast Underground Car Park and take the Tram from Station 15, Oxygen Park, to Stop 5, Qatar Academy South, to reach their destinations.
  • Starting from 19 November, Awsaj Academy students with learning needs, challenges, vulnerabilities, medical needs, or disabilities may be picked up and dropped off at the Awsaj Recreation entrance.
  • Access to Qatar Academy Sidra is by Gate 14 only. Staff and students are to park at the entrance parking and the parking west to Qatar Academy Sidra will be closed until 17 December.
  • Female housing staff and residents will enter from Gate 9 and use the parking next to the villas during match days.
  • Male housing staff and residents will enter from Gate 3 to reach Southeast Car Park and take the tram during the match days.
  • During Friday prayer, all visitors can reach EC Mosque from Gate 5 and exit from the same gate.
  • Food delivery vehicles and bikes will be assigned parking spots near the Southeast Car Park and next to the villas near the female housing.

Alternate Route Maps

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The maps below outline alternate routes for staff, students, and Education City residents.

Education City Closure Overview Map
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Qatar Academy and Awsaj Academy Route Map
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QA Sidra Primary School Route Map
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Female Housing Residents and JCC Route Map
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Male Housing Residents Route Map
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Security Guards' Points Map
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Education City Tram

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To see operating hours for Education City Tram services during the FIFA Arab Cup™, please refer to the table below.

QF on-call Transportation Service number: 44541105

Download schedule

EC Students Shuttle Arrangements

EC Students Shuttle Arrangements.