The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced the completion of work in the phase one of roads and infrastructure project in Fareej Al Mawater, including a road linking Fareed Al Mawater to Rawdat Rashid Road.
The new roads will be serving the stores and workshops that are being developed as part of the project.
Ahmed Mohamed al-Obaidly, head of the South Areas Section at the Roads Projects Management Department in Ashghal, said the Al Mawater City project, is a first of its kind in Qatar which will be providing one location for all the activities to both used and new vehicles. It includes dealer shops, workshops, spare parts stores and associated government services such as Traffic Department offices, vehicle inspection facilities, Civil Defence and municipality offices in addition to banks, insurance companies among others.
Al-Obaidly added, “The new road is 1.8km-long and has three lanes in each direction with a separating median. It starts from the first roundabout on the new Rawdat Rashid Road and surrounds two sides of Al Mawater City. The road includes two signal-controlled intersections to connect to the local roads within the new development of Al Mawater City.”
He informed that the works completed within the phase included the installation of lighting poles and construction of a new electrical substation to power road and traffic lights. In addition to traffic signboards and interlock, safety barriers have also been installed along the road, the project provides AL Mawater with essentials like water, electricity and telecommunication services.
This is in addition to constructing 1.8km of swales on each side of the road for surface water drainage. The new road is a part of the Local Areas Infrastructure programme run by Ashghal.