Ashghal has announced the completion of the QR989mn first and second packages of the roads and infrastructure development project in Rawdat Abal Heeran, and opening of all roads within the project area for traffic.
"The first and second packages of the project would serve almost 2,622 residential plots, and several schools, mosques, and public places, across a total area of 5,300,000sqm," said Road Projects Department assistant manager engineer Salem al-Shawi.
A wide range of road development and construction works were implemented as part of the works, in addition to other infrastructure development works to the highest standards.
"The two packages included the construction of 68km of modern roads along with associated service roads in order to reduce traffic congestion and facilitating access to all the residential and commercial establishments in the area," he explained.
Other works to enhance traffic safety - such as providing pedestrian and cyclist paths, pedestrian crossings, parking bays, and street lighting - were carried out. This is in addition to interlock and landscaping works.
Engineer Salem al-Shawi
Al-Shawi elaborated that the two packages included the construction of a new sewer drainage networks, which will eliminate the use of sewage tanks and solve the problem of groundwater pollution and its environmental and health impact.
A surface water drainage system was also constructed using micro-tunneling technique in addition to constructing a treated sewage effluent network for irrigation purposes.
"It is worth mentioning that, in order to eliminate nuisance and discomfort to citizens in the future, works related to services such as roads, drainage, potable water and electrical connections have been completed for more than 1,400 undeveloped plots," the official said.
The first package of the roads and infrastructure development project in Rawdat Abal Heeran was implemented by QBS International, while the second was implemented by Al-Tayseer Contracting Company and Consolidated Contractors Company joint venture.