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Pedestrian bridge on E-Ring road to open in June

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The pedestrian bridge on E-Ring road is close to completion and is expected to open for public in June. This will be a great relief for many pedestrians who need to cross the road especially to reach the Old Airport Traffic Department office (murur).

Ashghal hopes that the bridge will ease the problem of pedestrians trying to cross the busy road. This is expected to help the traffic and will reduce causalities and injuries due to road accidents in this area.
Construction work is going on and the major part of installing the overhead bridge is over.


Today workers were installing 22mm two layered (11mmx2) laminated tempered glass on the bridge. The 66.125 metre long bridge is 12.5 metre high across the E-Ring road between Al Thumama and Old Airport and is expected to be opened for public in June.

15 pedestrian bridges will be constructed by The Ministry of Municipality and Environment towards the end of last year it had announced. All these will be scattered to different places in Qatar, in coordination with roads department of the Ministry of Transport.

They had also mentioned that some bridges will be equipped with shops, restaurants, toilets, ATMs and electric elevators.