New F-Ring-Al Wakra Main Road link opens in south
TNajma Street extension connecting F-ring Road with Al Wakra Main Road is now open, Public Works Authority (Ashghal) revealed
Najma Street extension connecting F-ring Road with Al Wakra Main Road is now open and set to reduce congestion in the south of Doha.
Public Works Authority (Ashghal) revealed that the extension is open - along with a new bridge that crosses the East Corridor along Najma Street.
The 2.4km Najma Street extension includes three lanes in each direction.
Improved connectivity between Al Thumama and the Old Airport area to the south of Qatar is expected with the opening of the new road.
Motorists will now be able to travel between central Doha and Al Wakra without accessing Al Matar Street or Ras Abu Aboud Road.
An enforced speed limit of 80kph is also anticipated to decrease congestion and ensure shorter transit times in the south of Doha.
Najma Street bridge, spanning over 117 metres and more than 10 metres high, is positioned at the intersection of East-West Corridor and Najma Street extension.
The bridge forms part of the East Corridor project, and is the eastern section of the East-West Corridor, one of the most important projects effected by the Public Works Authority under its Expressway Programme.
The East-West Corridor involves the construction of 22km of a new dual carriageway, with five lanes in each direction and stretches from west of Barwa City, to Al Matar Street south of the Air Force Roundabout.