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Ashghal News

Written by  Author |   Fri, 26 August 2016 09:09


1) Ashghal opens the Bridge Extending from F-Ring Road to Mesaimeer Road

The Public Works Authority announced that the new bridge extending from the F-Ring Road to Mesaimeer Road was opened to traffic on July 4th 2016. 
This bridge provides a direct and free-flow traffic to Bu Hamour, Al Maamoura and Salwa Road. 
The bridge with the road connected to it will allow moving easily and directly from Al Waab, Salwa Road, Bu Hamour and Al Maamoura to Al Thumama, Hamad International Airport and the Corniche.
The bridge along with the F-Ring Road will provide a 14 km free-flow highway without any traffic signals, which will enhance traffic movement and provides easy access to and from vital areas such as Hamad International Airport, Salwa Road, Bu Hamour, Al Maamoura and Al Thumama.
2) Ashghal opens new bridge at Izghawa Interchange for commuters heading to Doha via the North Road

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has opened a new bridge to traffic for commuters heading to Doha via the North Road Corridor. The new bridge is located at Izghawa Interchange, as an integrated part of North Road Enhancement Project.
Izghawa Interchange and its surroundings witness large-scale reconfigurations to create better road access; and approximately, 80% of the works at the site are completed, due to be complete by the end of this year.
The bridge acts as a key connection that would enhance traffic flow for motorists coming from Duhail area and the north side of Qatar University.

Completing the construction, the Izghawa Interchange also will provide better access to local roads as well as alleviate traffic congestions at the north side of Doha Golf Club, West Bay, Luqtifia, Al Khor Coastal Road, and the northwestern side of Lusail Development Project.
Also, the intersection will be adding additional local access roads to serve smooth flowing traffic into Al Gharrafa, the southwestern side of the Education City, Al Kharaytiat and Umm Salal Muhammad in the northwestern side.

3) Second Expansion of Doha South Sewage Treatment Plant Project Wins MEED Quality Award for Projects 2016 in the Energy and Water Field

The Public Works Authority announced that the second expansion of the Doha South Sewage Treatment Works won the MEED Quality Award 2016, in the energy and water field. The project was selected amongst many entrants for the MEED Quality Awards, which is one of the most important infrastructure awards programs at the regional level.
The Doha South Sewage Treatment Works, which was completed at the beginning of this year, is one of the most prominent treatment plants in the country, with a capacity to treat 241 million liters of sewage water per day. The plant features advanced techniques such as Ultra Filtration, which produces high quality treated water that exceeds the standard set for the quality of water, and which is pumped through treated water networks to be used for irrigation and cooling purposes. The plant is also run by advanced systems and electronic programs with minimum technical intervention by engineers and workers.
4) Opening of the New Bridge on the East Corridor extending from Najma Street

As part of the East Corridor project currently implemented by Ashghal under its Expressway Programme, and in line with its keenness to opening and utilizing the completed parts of its projects until the full completion, the Public Works Authority opened Najma Street Extension to traffic, in addition to a new bridge crossing the East Corridor along Najma Street. This is considered a significant milestone that emphasizes Ashghal’s commitment to developing viable solutions to the growing roads and infrastructure needs in the south of Doha.

Najma Street Extension will connect the F-Ring Road to Al Wakra Main Road, improving connectivity between Al Thumama and the Old Airport area to the south of Qatar. Following this opening, road users can now travel to and from central Doha and Al Wakra without the need to access Al Matar Street or Ras Abu Aboud Road, in addition to benefiting from reduced congestion and shorter transit times in the south of Doha.

Najma Street Extension is 2.4 kilometers in length, and includes three lanes in each direction. The new bridge is more than 117 meters long, and over 10 meters high, and is located at the intersection between East-West Corridor and Najma Street Extension. The speed limit will be 80 kph along the Extension of Najma Street.
Najma Street Bridge is part of the East Corridor project which is the Eastern section of the East-West Corridor, one of the most prominent project implemented by the Public Works Authority under its Expressway Programme. The East-West Corridor comprises the construction of 22 km of a new dual carriageway, including five lanes in each direction stretching from west of Barwa City, to Al Matar Street south of the Air Force Roundabout. The project includes eight grade-separated interchanges that will provide new access to key roads and residential areas such as Al Matar Street, Najma Street Extension, Barwa Access Road, and Al Wakra Bypass. 
5) Ashghal finishes a new set of projects for the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf)

The Public Works Authority completed the implementation of a new set of projects for the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) in different parts of Qatar. The new completed projects were divided into three groups, and include 22 projects between daily prayers mosques, jame’a mosques, Quraan teaching centres, Imam houses, and Muadhin houses. The projects were built in several different areas including: Nuaija, Bu Hamour, Ain Khaled, Old Al Hitmi, Al Muntazah, Old Al Ghanem, New Al Khulaifiat, New Slata, Umm Ghuwailina, Al Mansoura, Msheireb, Fereej Al Nasser, El Ebb, Rawdat Al Hamama, Rawdat Egdeim Al Sakhama, Umm Garn, North Khalifa, Julaiah, South Khalifa, Al Sheehaniya. Currently, 15 additional mosques are being implemented, which are expected to be completed in Q1 of 2017.
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