Ashghal has opened a new bridge over Al Shamal Expressway directly connecting Al Itihad Street in Al Gharrafa area and Saqr Street in Madinat Khalifa North.
The new bridge will facilitate the smooth flow of traffic during construction works taking place in the area. Ashghal said in a statement on Tuesday that it completed the bridge six months ahead of schedule.
The quick completion has been attributed to the engineering techniques and solutions adopted.
The engineering solutions reduced significantly the building costs and duration of the traffic diversions on account of the construction. The construction required closing the street for several hours at night, thus reducing the impact on traffic.
The construction required the use of a giant crane to install the 15 concrete beams. The crane was capable of carrying up to 600 tonnes.
The bridge was constructed of materials from national factories in Qatar as part of Ashghal’s efforts to support and qualify the Qatari products, factories and local suppliers to participate in the implementation of projects executed by the Public Works Authority.
The new bridge consists of one lane in each direction. It will connect directly the two areas of Gharafa and Madinat Khalifa North eliminating the need to pass through Al Shamal road. It will also ease the traffic congestion on Umm Lekhba Interchange (Landmark) and Al Gharrafa Interchange (Al Jawazat).
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
Al-Kuwari honoured with Katara Excellence Shield
Katara signs MoC with Qatar Society of Petroleum Engineers
Security steps in place for World Athletics Championships in Doha
NU-Q rolls out executive education programme
QU maintains its spot as one of top 500 universities worldwide
Ooredoo, Gulf Exchange enter into partnership agreement
Former astronaut says people of Qatar can ‘transform the world’
All-new Toyota Corolla 2020 displayed at Doha Festival City
Over 1,000 attend conference on patient safety