The 'Ashghal & # 39; & # 39; s Public Works Authority Declares the opening of the seventh bridge on the Umm Lekhba (Landmark) interchange, one kilometer lengthy, as a part of the Sabah Al Ahmad Hall Challenge, on Friday January 1, 2021 , making certain easy visitors for street customers coming from Al Shamal Highway to Al Markhiya Avenue.
The brand new bridge is the very best bridge on this important interchange and the second highest overflight in Qatar after flying over the Umm Besher interchange, as it’s situated at a peak of round 30 meters and consists of 1 lane to accommodate roughly 2000 autos per hour. , which can considerably scale back the journey time of northern street customers to Al Markhiya Avenue with out having to undergo the Al Gharrafa (Immigration) intersection.
'Ashghal & # 39; & # 39; additionally opened pedestrian and bicycle paths and beautification parts on the east aspect of the brand new Al Hatim Avenue in Al Gharrafa district, roughly 6 km lengthy, about an space of about 70,000 sq. meters, the place about 800 bushes and 80 thousand sq. meters of shrubs and floor covers have been planted. As well as, 22 bicycle racks and 18 benches have been supplied alongside the road.
For his half, venture engineer of the street tasks division Eng. Ali Saeed Ibrahim confirmed that the brand new opening of the Umm Lekhba interchange will present free visitors circulation from the north to Al Markhiya, which can considerably scale back the visitors strain on Al Shamal street (February 22nd Avenue), particularly on the Al Gharrafa or (generally known as Immigration Interchange) interchange, street customers coming from Al Shamal and heading to Al Markhiya will now have direct entry as an alternative of doing midway. experience to the immigration interchange.
"The alternate is 96% full and the remaining two bridges might be open by the primary quarter of 2021," he added.
Umm Lekhba is Qatar's largest interchange with a size of 11 kilometers. It consists of 4 ranges and is the primary in Qatar and incorporates 9 bridges which offer easy visitors in all instructions.
The interchange accommodates over 20,000 autos per hour. 5 bridges encompass two lanes in a single route, whereas the opposite 4 bridges consist of 1 lane in a single route.
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