The Public Works Authority, Ashghal has opened a new bridge at Izghawa Interchange, as an integrated part of North Road Enhancement Project, to facilitate commuting to Doha via the North Road Corridor, according to a press statement.
The project aims at creating a better road access through a large-scale reconfigurations of the interchange and its surroundings. Approximately, 80% of the work are completed, for the bridge to be finished by the end of 2016.
The bridge is supposed to serve as a facilitating connection for motorists heading from Duhail and the north side of Qatar University, as well as providing better roads and traffic flow at the north side of Doha Golf Club, West Bay, Luqtifia, Al Khor Coastal Road, and the northwestern side of Lusail Development Project.
The project also includes the construction of service roads along the North Road Road from north of Doha city at Al Duhail Interchange to Al Shamal city north of Qatar, alongside the construction of two new interchanges in Izghawa and Umm Salal Mohammed areas and improvements to three existing interchanges, including Al Kaaban Interchange which connects to Al Huwailah Link Road.
Ashghal was established in 2004 to undertake the planning, design, procurement, construction, delivery, and asset management of all infrastructure projects and public buildings in Qatar, to follow the Qatar National Vision 2030 through contributing to the economic and social development of the State of Qatar, with projects valued at over QAR 100 billion to be delivered within the next five to seven years.