Qatar Public Works Authority has started works to convert 5km Industrial Area Street 33 into an expressway.
qatar , Qatar
23 November 2020, 12:00 AM
30 November 2020, 12:00 AM
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started works to convert 5km Industrial Area Street 33 into an expressway. The upgrade facilitate free traffic flow from 33 East Interchange on East Industrial Street and the Industrial Area Road reaching West Industrial Street.
With the completion of the project works by 2022, Street 33 will bring about a major improvement in traffic movement due to its strategic location in the heart of the Industrial Area, significantly saving the travel time without the need to use the local streets.
Street 33 will be expanded from three lanes in each direction to four lanes in each direction to accommodate about 16,000 vehicles per hour, in addition to two new interchanges of two levels that will be built to link Street 33 with each of Al Kassarat Street and West Industrial Street, respectively, instead of the two existing roundabouts.
Asst. Manager of Highway Projects Department Engineer Bader Darwish confirmed that the Public Works Authority Ashghal continues to work on providing an integrated road network that commensurate with Qatar National Vision 2030, indicating that the Industrial Area is among the priorities of Ashghal due to its strategic importance.
He added that many of the roads that serve the Industrial Area, such as the Industrial Area Road, the G Ring Road, East Industrial Street, and West Industrial Street, were developed, in addition to the various local roads that aim to fully develop the Industrial Area.