Construction of Qatar’s first cable-stayed bridge begins

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Construction of Qatar’s first cable-stayed bridge begins

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has begun the development of the principal link stayed connect in Qatar and the transformation of Haloul Roundabout into a two-level exchange on Sabah Al-Ahmad Corridor venture. 

The 1,200-meter-long scaffold stretches out up to Haloul Roundabout through Faleh Bin Nasser crossing point on Salwa Road to give free progression of traffic between Hamad International Airport and the territories of Bu Hamour, Mesaimeer and Al Waab. 

The new scaffold will have four paths toward every path to suit in excess of 16,000 vehicles for each hour. 

Because of the length of the scaffold, the development work will require the utilization of 854 precast solid pieces, each weighing around 200 tons of strengthened cement and 20 arches and 16 wharfs to achieve the most elevated purpose of the extension to 30 meters high. 

Haloul Roundabout will be redone into a two-level trade, which will incorporate at-grade signalized crossing point alongside the free stream link stayed connect. 

With the fulfillment, the signalized convergence will comprise of 6 paths toward every path, including two right swings to one side and one for U-turn. 

The crossing point will help the traffic every which way to interface Sabah Al-Ahmad Corridor to Haloul Street and Salwa Road. It will serve Bu Hamour and Al Mamoura and numerous indispensable offices around the Wholesale Market. 

Specialist Abdullah al Naiemi said Ashghal has just begun development of the primary link stayed connect in Qatar, which was structured in a remarkable manner to give a free traffic stream without the need to go through roundabouts or traffic signals, particularly as the scaffold will ignore Haloul and Faleh Bin Nasser crossing points on Salwa Road. It will altogether facilitate the traffic blockage. 

He said the scaffold over Faleh Bin Nasser crossing point on Salwa Road will be without arches for a separation of 150 meters, however there will be links to hold up under the extension. The scaffold will be finished in the main quarter of 2021 and the work on Haloul Intersection will be finished in 2020. 


To encourage the works, Ashghal has declared an incomplete conclusion of Faleh Bin Nasser Intersection on Salwa Road, while keeping up traffic development through Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor with right turns open, beginning Thursday night for 48 hours to empower development works of the link stayed connect on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor. 

Street clients heading and originating from Doha can take right turn at Faleh Bin Nasser Intersection at that point make a U-turn at around 250 meters at that point fail Salwa Road. Street clients originating from Mesaimeer Road towards Bu Samra and from Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor towards Doha will be required to proceed with straight through Faleh Bin Nasser Intersection for 250 meters at that point betray Salwa Road. 

Ashghal likewise reported a fractional conclusion of Faleh Bin Nasser Interchange at-level for traffic on Salwa Road, beginning Sunday morning for 8 months to empower development works of the extension on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor. Amid this incomplete conclusion which is planned in a joint effort with the General Directorate of traffic, street clients will be required to utilize elective courses as appeared in the appended guide. 

Traffic on Salwa Road heading and originating from Doha can take right turn at Faleh container Nasser Interchange at that point do U-turn at around 250 meters at that point play Judas on Salwa Road. 

The Public works Authority will introduce street signs informing drivers with respect to the traffic change. Ashghal demands all street clients to maintain as far as possible and pursue the street signs to guarantee their wellbeing.