Doha,November 19 (QNA) – As part of Lusail Expressway project, the Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has announced the partial opening of the North Canal Crossing (NCC) Bridge to the public for beneficial use , after the completion of its first phase of delivery. The opened part of the bridge will reduce travel times to residential and commercial developments in Legtaifiya area and will provide easy access to Lusail City and north areas of Qatar.
Located between the Lusail City and north of the Pearl Interchange currently under construction, the North Canal Crossing Bridge will be a 200-meter-long vital crossing. The opened part of the bridge will provide two lanes in each direction and it forms a section of the permanent road. The North Canal Crossing Bridge upgrade is due to be completed in the final quarter of 2017.
Lusail Expressway is one of the Expressway Programme’s key projects currently under construction. It is located in the north of Doha and will upgrade the existing Lusail Street from south of the Al Wahda Intersection (previously known as the Arch Roundabout) to north of the North Canal Crossing, the project is 5.3 kilometers long, with four lanes in each direction. In addition to the upgraded North and South Canal Crossings, it will deliver three major interchanges at Al Wadha, The Pearl and Onaiza, each as high as four levels, comprising a network of vehicle and Light Rail tunnels, underpasses, flyovers and junctions.(QNA)