Qatar Ashgal to begin infrastructure projects worth US$ 384.16 mn

Posted on 10th December 2014

Qatar's Public Works Authority, Ashghal, announced it will start working on a roads and infrastructure development projects, at an estimated worth of US$ 384.16 million at the Doha Industrial Area, The Peninsula Qatar reported.


Asghal said that the development of roads and infrastructure in the Industrial area is one of several projects the authority will conduct under a program which aims to make comprehensive improvement in the area known for high traffic and a large number of businesses.

The authority said that the project has been divided into several phases, with the first having already begun at the beginning of this year and is expected to extend over about 480 hectares and consist of works to redesign and upgrade the existing road network and associated utilities.

The project also includes protection, relocation and upgrading of existing utilities, such as potable water lines, cables and substations, networks for telephone and security systems, and construction of treated sewage network for irrigation of soft landscapes and public gardens in the area.

"It also includes construction and rehabilitation of roads with a total length of over 38 kilometer, including 18 kilometer of local roads, 7 kilometer of collector roads, and 14 kilometers of arterial roads in addition to 19 intersections to organize and manage traffic, and improve the existing transportation system," the project manager added.

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