The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has continued with its work in 10 residential areas to develop roads and infrastructure for citizens’ residential subdivisions covering Al Shamal, Al Wukair South, Al Ebb, Leabaib, Al Froosh, Al Kharaitiyat, West Muaither, Al Nasiriyah North, Rawdat Eqdaim and Izghawa as well as other vital areas to serve more than 16,500 residential subdivisions.
The project includes the provision of roads, a drainage network, rainwater drainage network, street lighting, an intelligent transportation system, street planning and other works that will improve the quality of citizens’s lives, Ashghal has said in a statement.
The authority is also on the verge of launching similar projects to serve 12 regions covering Mebaireek, East Al Wajbah, Duhail, Umm Lekhba, Rawdat Al Jahhaniya, Semaisma and Jeryan Najima and others to serve more than 16,900 subdivisions in these areas and the projects are in the stage of tendering and awarding.
Ashghal has already completed projects for road and infrastructure services in 11 residential areas serving more than 10,000 subdivisions covering Al Mashaf West, New Slata, Al Aziziya East, Al Wukair North, Al Sailiya, Rawdat Al Hamama and Bani Hajer, where projects were executed from 2012-2018.
The project at Al Wukair South, one of the new citizens’ subdivisions, is supposed to serve more than 4,500 residential plots and Ashghal has already provided road and drainage services to more than 2,000 of them.
The project aims to provide infrastructure for Al Wukair area through construction of major drainage networks along 166km, a rainwater drainage network and a 310km-long groundwater drainage network.
The road works include internal and external roads network with a total length of 172km, with 27 intersections linking the Al Wukair South neighbourhood with main roads and facilitating transportation between Doha, Al Wukair and Al Wakrah.
The project also includes the provision of safe entries to all residential and commercial facilities to be built in the area.
This includes installing streetlight poles and signboards to enhance traffic safety.
The project started in April 2018 has already covered around 56% of works, and is planned for completion in the third quarter of 2020.
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