The first and second phases of the B Ring Road development project will be completed by the first quarter of 2021, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has informed.
The phases include works of the lanes from Al Doha Al Jadeeda Interchange to (Crazy Signal) to Al Riffa Interchange (Sana Signal) and those from Al Riffa Interchange to Al Doha Al Jadeeda Interchange. During the third phase, Al Jazeera Street is to be developed.
The project is part of Ashghal’s efforts to enhance traffic flow and ease congestion in the centre of Doha. Ashghal noted that the project aims to fully revamp the networks of surface water drainage, drinking water, treated sewage and sewage. Also, it renovates the irrigation facilities of green spaces along with electricity networks, street lighting and communications networks in addition to increasing the number of car parking lots from 97 to 153 in the area.
The project assumes significance as B-Ring Road connects many commercial and services facilities such as Rumailah Hospital, in addition to touristic destinations such as the National Museum of Qatar, Museum of Islamic Art, Souq Waqif, Al Bidda Park and others.
The B-Ring Road Development Project also includes the development of infrastructure services in the area such as upgrading the stormwater drainage system to avoid water accumulation during the rainy season, and developing the existing potable water, irrigation, and drainage networks.