Ashghal opens 2 new intersections on Industrial Area streets

      Published on Wednesday, 15 April , 2020      1223 Views     
Ashghal opens 2 new intersections on Industrial Area streets

  • Doha News

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has opened two new intersections on Industrial Area Streets 41 and 1110 and the South Collector Road on the East Industrial Street, to create easy access between Industrial Area, Industrial Area Road, G Ring Road and Hamad Port Road.

The opening of the signalized junction linking Street 41 with East Industrial Street will streamline movement towards Industrial Area from Industrial Area Road and Salwa Road, especially after upgrading 180m of Street 41 as well.

The other signal-controlled intersection connecting Street 1110 with the East Industrial Street will enhance traffic in the area, particularly from East 33 Interchange on Industrial Area Road towards Aba Seleel Interchange on G Ring Road.

The two new intersections will serve as major access points under the main bridge, linking Industrial Area and its local roads directly with East Industrial Street, Industrial Area Road, G Ring Road along with Asian Town, Labour City and key and vital businesses and facilities around.

The South Service Road will also enhance traffic between Hamad Port Road, G-Ring Road, the Industrial Area Road heading towards Salwa Road and Furousiya Street.

Nasser Dalmouk, of the Highway Projects Department in Ashghal, emphasized that the East Industrial Street Extension Upgrade Project is a vital link between road users coming from southern areas such as Mesaieed, Al Wakrah and Al Wukair to directly reach the Industrial Area and up to Salwa Road and Al Furousiya Street to Al Rayyan and Al Gharrafa.

He also pointed out that the new openings complement the achievements Ashghal has accomplished on this vital project. With these openings, the East Industrial Street Extension Upgrade Project’s percentage of completion reaches up to 92%, where the project is expected to be completed by mid-2020.

Project Features:

The project is located between East Street 33 Interchange and Aba Al Seleel Interchange on G-Ring Road with a length of 2.5 km, to integrate with other important projects such as G-Ring Road and Hamad Port Road. As well as the Industrial Area Road to Salwa Road and Al Furousiya Street, which connects the south of the country with Doha west directly without the need to pass from the heart of Doha

The road importance lies in improving the movement of products and goods between Hamad Port or Hamad International Airport and the Industrial Area, as well as many surrounding economic facilities such as the Asian Town, commercial centres, Free Zone and others.

Project works included expanding the road, which consisted of two lanes in each direction to three and four lanes in each direction, the existing roundabout and a substitution of three traffic interchanges was established, over which a main bridge crossed by three lanes in each direction. In addition to the collectors adjacent to the road to accommodate more than 12000 Vehicles per hour in both directions.

Upon completion, the project provides pedestrian and cycle paths of approximately 10 km, as well as a pedestrian tunnel that facilitates transportation between Asian Town and Industrial Area.

The project also includes the creation of afforestation and landscape works, as area of landscaping using solid materials such as gravel amounted to 116 thousand square meters, while landscaping area includes trees, shrubs, flowers and herbs with space to 77 thousand square meters, the project also includes landscaping and  an irrigation network for all landscaping sites.

Upon project works completion, about 70% of local material has been used. The project includes the implementation of infrastructure services with a length of 9,464-meter, the use of 87,854 M³ Concrete, 52,597 tons of Rebar used and rainwater drainage tunnels with a length of 1885 meters. In addition to 89,269 tons of Asphalt along with the installation of 567 street light poles and 270 directional signs, as well as the construction of two electrical substations.

Category Doha News | 2020/04/15 latest update at 6:40 AM
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