Ashghal announces completion of roads and infrastructure development works around Qatar National Museum
The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced opening of the roads around the new Qatar National Museum for traffic flow on May 2, 2015. The project is located at the intersection of Doha Corniche with Ras Abu Abboud Street.
As part of the project, which is worth around QR79 million, an integrated road network was constructed to ensure the ease of circulation in the Qatar National Museum area, providing efficient links to the surrounding main roads.
The project included redesigning and constructing of the roads surrounding the museum and converting them from one lane to two lanes in each direction, as well as providing specific entrances and exists to facilitate visitors’ access from and to the museum and the commercial and residential places nearby. The project also provides new street lighting, car parking, safe pedestrian crossings, and cycle paths.
Project works also included infrastructure development for the museum area, such as the construction of an advanced wastewater system that provides sustainable solutions to sewage and storm water drainage, in addition to the construction of irrigation systems and general utilities services including electrical lines, drinking water, telecommunications lines, and intelligent transportation systems. Landscaping works for the parks and streets surrounding the museum are also among the project’s scope of work.