Qatar plans $12.4bn road projects
Doha, January 12, 2014
Qatar government has announced plans to build seven major expressway, road development and repair and sewage projects at a cost of QR45 billion ($12.4 billion), said a report.
The country's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is set to ink these key infrastructure project contracts later in the day, reported the Peninsula.
The expressway projects, which involve 900km of road length, subways, flyovers and interchanges, will also include a highway dedicated to heavy vehicles as part of the road infrastructure scheme connecting places in Doha and other parts of the country.
The work, which includes the building of 240 major interchanges, from conventional traffic lights to multi-level interchanges with tunnels and flyovers, is likely to be completed over the next five to seven years.