Ashghal to open tallest and seventh Umm Lekhba interchange bridge – Gulf Occasions

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The best and seventh bridge of the Umm Lekhba interchange (Landmark) will likely be open to visitors on Friday, the Workplace of Public Works (Ashghal) introduced. The 1 km lengthy bridge, which is a part of the Sabah Al Ahmad Hall Mission, will enable street customers to maneuver freely between Al Shamal Street and Al Markhiya Road.


One other view of the tallest and seventh bridge of the Umm Lekhba interchange


Street customers coming from Al Shamal and heading in direction of Al Markhiya will now have direct entry as a substitute of turning round on the immigration interchange.

"The brand new bridge is the tallest bridge on this important interchange and the second highest overflight in Qatar after flying over the Umm Besher interchange," an announcement from Ashghal defined.
At a top of round 30m, the bridge consists of 1 lane to accommodate round 2,000 autos per hour, which considerably reduces the journey time of street customers from the north to Al Markhiya Road with out it being mandatory to make use of the Al Gharrafa intersection (Immigration Intersection).


Ashghal planted round 800 timber alongside the brand new Al Hatim Road in Al Gharrafa space, along with shrubs and lawns over 80,000 m2


A view of a cycle lane on the east facet of the brand new Al Hatim Road in Al Gharrafa

Ashghal has up to now opened up pedestrian and bicycle paths and beautification components on the east facet of the brand new Al Hatim Road within the Al Gharrafa district. Roughly 6 km in size, the paths cowl an space of ​​roughly 70,000 m². About 800 timber have been planted alongside the road, along with shrubs and lawns over 80,000 m2. As well as, 22 bicycle racks and 18 benches have been offered alongside the road.
Ali Saeed Ibrahim, mission engineer within the Division of Street Initiatives, stated the brand new opening of the Umm Lekhba interchange will enable free motion from the north to Al Markhiya. This may considerably cut back the visitors stress on the Al Shamal street (February 22nd Road), particularly on the Al Gharrafa interchange, as street customers coming from Al Shamal and getting directing to Al Markhiya will now have direct entry as a substitute of turning round on the immigration interchange.
The Umm Lekhba interchange is taken into account to be the northern gateway to Doha and a 'distribution station & # 39; & # 39; on account of its strategic location the place Al Shamal Street intersects with Doha Freeway, Al Markhiya Road and Sabah Al Ahmad Hall and witnesses heavy visitors to and from Doha. by way of Al Shamal.
The Umm Lekhba interchange consists of 4 ranges and 9 bridges that guarantee clean circulation in all instructions. It might probably accommodate greater than 20,000 autos per hour. 5 bridges encompass two lanes in a single path whereas the opposite 4 bridges consist of 1 lane in a single path. The interchange is the second highest interchange in Qatar after the Umm Besher interchange on the G-Ring Street.
The Umm Lekhba interchange will ease visitors congestion on the Doha freeway, particularly on the Al Gharrafa (Immigration) and Al Duhail intersections. It’ll additionally guarantee clean visitors for these coming from Doha Corniche, Markhiya, Madinat Khalifa and Duhail in direction of Al Shamal Street, Sabah Al Ahmad Hall, Al Gharrafa and Gharrafat Al Rayyan in direction of Al Luqta and Al Rayyan.
The world is densely populated and serves as a business heart which additionally has authorities entities, instructional and well being establishments. The bridges present 9 arteries that guarantee clean visitors in 9 instructions, along with free visitors on Al Shamal Street in addition to the outdated interchange underpass connecting Al Markhiya Road and the Sabah Al Ahmad Hall.

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