The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started the QR499mn Roads and Infrastructure Project in Al Kharaitiyat and Izghawa (Package 2), west of Al Shamal Road.
Engineer Abdulla Ali al-Naemi, Al Kharaitiyat and Izghawa projects manager at Ashghal’s Roads Projects Department, said that the project provides services for 1386 residential plots in Al Kharaitiyat and Izghawa areas.
The objective is to provide developed infrastructure services and enhanced local streets to improve the traffic flow and provide connectivity to future public facilities that will be established in the area.
Engineer Abdullah al-Nuaimi
The Ashghal official explained that the project includes developing a roads network with a total length of 45.4km equipped with all safety features and street lighting as well as road signs and marking. The project will also feature 6,900 car parking bays.
The project scope includes a 35km surface and groundwater drainage network, 22km of Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) network along with a 12km potable water network. In addition, new sewage pipelines along with a new system to ensure the flow distribution will be provided and connected with Qatar’s main sewage network in order to provide proper protection for the entire area against flooding and excess rainfall.
Engineer al-Naemi added that the project will use local materials and elements, including gabbro, lighting poles and luminaires, directional signs in addition to sewage, surface water and rainwater drainage pipes, asphalt, concrete, rebar and prefabricated manholes.
The project is also targeting to achieve 85% of local materials used in the construction works, in line with Ashghal’s support to local manufacturers and Ta’heel initiative launched in 2017.
The works, divided into four geographical zones, will be carried out successively. The duration of each phase will be one year while the full completion of the project is scheduled for the second quarter of 2024.
The Roads and Infrastructure in Al Kharaitiyat and Izghawa Project (Package 2) is being implemented by UrbaCon and InfraRoad Joint Venture.