Ashgal announces Al Sadd street’s main carriageway open for traffic

  • 11 months   ago
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced the opening of main lanes of Al Sadd Street after the infrastructure works were completed, and three lanes in each direction of the carriageway has been open to traffic, as part of the Road Improvement Works in Various Areas of Greater Doha – level 9.
The key aim to execute this project with the scope of overall works needs to be implement and upgrade Al Sadd Intersection develop infrastructure utilities services in the intersection as well as intersecting streets, in addition to upgrading Al Sadd and Jawaan Street at a length of 3.2 km. Overall 40 percent of the project is complete.
Eng. Ali Sami Jamal, Project Engineer, stated that the main carriageway of Al Sadd Street is open for traffic six months prior to the scheduled date on completing all works on Al Sadd Intersection and surrounding streets.
In addition to carrying upgrading works on Al Sadd Intersection, works are underway to finish works on Al Sadd Street and and Jawaan Street, which include providing and upgrading service roads as well as beautification and landscaping works alongside both streets and in the median. All works are scheduled to be completed in Q4 2021.
The scope of works will also include the provision of 6.4 km of pedestrian footpaths and cycle paths, landscaping works, and upgrading street lighting systems of both streets.
The works of this project are part of Ashghal's efforts to improve the existing services and utilities and upgrade the road network in Doha City to cope with the national economic development and social growth requirements in Qatar. The project is being implemented by JH Construction Company under the supervision of Gulf Engineering and Industrial Consultancy.