The Times of India: March, 2014
Chennai: The transportation infrastructure business of L&T Construction has won a 3,655 crore (2.187 billion Qatari riyal) order from ASHGHAL (Public Works Authority), State of Qatar, for design and construction of Al Wakrah Bypass Road in the Gulf nation.
The scope of work involves construction of a 11km road consisting of 10 lanes and four future lane sections with additional collectors/distributor roads, frontage roads and ramps, a company statement said. The freeway will provide access to existing and planned developments via five major interchanges comprising of 20 bridges, 13 bicycle overpasses, eight vehicular underpasses, three pedestrian bridges and 736-metre long and 32-metre wide vehicular tunnel works.
The company will also have to undertake road furniture and other related utility works for potable water, treated sewer effluent, drainage, electrical, intelligent transportation systems, irrigation and landscaping, the statement said.