The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the commencement of works on the Roads and Infrastructure Project in West Al Meshaf, Package 9 which aims to develop internal streets in the area and improve the traffic safety on them, as well as upgrade infrastructure facilities to respond to residents’ needs and urban growth in the future.
The project is located in West of Al Meshaf Area, East of Mesaieed Road, North of Al Wukair Road and is bordered by Sheikh Saud bin Abdelrahman Street to the North and Al Wakra New Road to the East. The upgrading works will be implemented into three geographical zones which will be carried out successively, where the duration of all phases will be three years. Full completion of the project is scheduled for Q3, 2024.
Eng. Ahmed Al-Obaidly, Head of the Southern Area Section of the Roads Projects Department in Ashghal, stated that, upon its completion, the project will serve 1,144 residential plots in West Al Meshaf area, through the provision of upgraded infrastructure services including drainage networks, enhanced local streets and dedicated cycle and pedestrian paths to improve the traffic flow and provide connectivity to public amenities in the area.
For her part, Eng. Fatema Salat, Project Manager in the Roads Projects Department explained: “The project works involve developing a road network with a total length of 39 km equipped with road safety features and street lighting as well as road signs and marks. The project also features a 7 km shared pedestrian & cycle track.”
Furthermore, the project scope includes a 51-km long surface and groundwater drainage network, a 1-km-long foul sewer network, and 2 km of Treated Sewerage Effluent (TSE) network.
The Roads and Infrastructure in West Al Meshaf Project, Package 9 is being implemented by Al-Darwish Engineering, at a cost of QAR 558.4 million and is part of the New Subdivisions Program which is carried out by the Public Works Authority and includes a number of development projects across Qatar.
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