Streets around General Directorate of Passports building completed
March 24 2021 11:07 AM
Ashghal completes work on streets in Wadi Al Banat area


The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) on Wednesday announced the completion of construction works of the streets and infrastructure utilities’ lines serving the General Directorate of Passports building of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in Wadi Al Banat Area on Al Tarfa Street.
The works were carried as part of the Road Improvement Works in the Northern Areas- Phase 4. The works of this project are part of Ashghal's efforts to improve the existing roads network and raise its efficiency in addition to upgrading the services of the infrastructure utilities in different regions of the state to cope with the national economic development and social growth requirements in Qatar.

Hamad al-Bader
Hamad al-Bader, project engineer in the Northern Areas Section - Roads Projects Department, said the project aims at facilitating access to the new building of the General Directorate of Passports and providing connection to the surrounding streets such as Al Tarfa Street and Jassim bin Hamad Street, in addition to providing infrastructure utilities’ services and road safety elements such as road signs and marks as well as dedicated pedestrians paths.
Al-Bader explained that the scope of works implemented within the project included the construction of 2.5km of streets with upgraded street lighting systems as 60 lighting poles were installed as well as the provision of 1km of foul sewer network lines and 2.5km of stormwater network lines.
It's worth mentioning that local products and local manufacturers were relied on while implementing the project’s works. Materials and elements such as gabbro, street light columns and lamps, sewage pipes, rainwater drainage pipes, asphalt layers, precast manholes, concrete and steel, were locally supplied as local components constituted up to 85% of the project's work. This is part of Ashghal’s initiative to support local manufacturers and the Ta’heel initiative launched in 2017.

Last updated: March 24 2021 11:57 PM

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