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Project of Upgrade of Al Wakrah Main Road

Brief description

​Al Wakra Main Road Upgrade Project extends for 9 kilometers from the Airport Interchange on G-Ring Road to Mesaieed Road and Waab Behair Intersection in the Southern Part of Doha Express Highway. Works will include widening the road to three lanes to accommodate 6000 vehicles per hour in each direction instead of two lanes to accommodate 4000 vehicles per hour in each direction, providing free traffic flow and reducing travel time for vehicles coming from Doha to Al Wakra and the southern areas.as the project will include constructing four new intersections and upgrading the existing roundabouts to signal-controlled intersections. Works also include constructing a tunnel, which provides a free traffic flow in both directions. The project also includes the construction of bicycle and pedestrian paths running for a length of 6.1 kilometers from the airport interchange to the Ras Bufuntas Metro Station.

Al Wakra Main Road creates a strategic link between Doha and Al Wakra, as it is directly connected to G-Ring Road and the Southern Part of Doha Express Highway “Al Wakra Bypass” to Mesaieed Road. Al Wakra Main Road will also be integrated with the Metro.

  • ​It serves the residential complexes located on both eastern and western sides of the road.
  • The main road of Al Wakra will also be integrated with the Qatar Rail Metro Station in an alignment to the strategy of developing an efficient transportation network that can improve traffic flow.

Project scope:

  • 9.2 km of main carriageway
  • 4 signalized Intersection
  • 1 tunnel
  • 6.1 km pedestrian and cycle paths
  • Intersects with Q-rail Two main stations
Project Information
Geographical Location N/A
Area N/A
Sector Expressway Programme
Total Cost 734,698,897 Q.R.
Status In progress
Type Roads
Start Date 01 May 2018
Expected completion date Third quarter of 2024
Construction company

​Boom Construction Company

Consulting company