Qatar kicks off work on first cable-stayed bridge

  • 2 years   ago
Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has begun the development of the first cable-stayed bridge in the nation and the change of Haloul Roundabout into a two-level exchange on Sabah Al-Ahmad Corridor venture. 
The 1,200-m-long new scaffold stretches out preceding Haloul Roundabout through Faleh Bin Nasser convergence in Salwa Road to give free traffic stream between Hamad International Airport and the zones of Bu Hamour, Mesaimeer and Al Waab. The new extension will comprise of four paths toward every path to oblige in excess of 16,000 vehicles for each hour. 
Because of the length of the scaffold, 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. 
Halul Roundabout will be redone into a two-level exchange, which will incorporate at-grade signalized convergence alongside the free stream Cable-Stayed Bridge. 
With the culmination, 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 associate Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor to Halul Street and Salwa Road. It will serve Bu hamour and Al Mamoora and numerous indispensable offices encompassing the Wholesale Market and business exercises on Salwa Road. 
Architect Abdullah Al Naiemi said that Ashghal has just begun development of the principal Cable-Stayed connect in Qatar, which was planned in a one of a kind method to give a free traffic stream without the need to go through roundabouts or light flags, particularly that the extension will disregard Halul convergence just as Faleh Bin Nasser crossing point on Salwa Road, which will facilitate the blockage in the imperative region essentially. 
He clarified that the scaffold over Faleh Bin Nasser convergence on Salwa Road will be without arches at all for a separation of 150 meters, however there will be links to hold up under the extension, bringing up that the fulfillment of the extension will be the main quarter of 2021, just as the fruition of Halul Intersection works 2020.