Posted on December 03, 2014

The Public Works Authority 'Ashghal' announced the signing of 12 infrastructure contracts with an estimated value of QR 5 billion and QR 533 million, including seven construction contracts under the Local Roads and Drainage Programme, one contract under the Expressway Programme, in addition to four contracts for sewerage stations projects.

With the signing of these contracts, the total value of contracts Ashghal awarded from beginning of January until now exceeds QR 26 billion. This includes infrastructure contracts with a value of QR 22 billion and QR 628 million, and building projects contracts with a value of QR 2 billion and QR 543 million, in addition to contracts for the operation and maintenance of roads and sewerage networks with a value of QR 762 million. H.E. Eng. Nasser bin Ali Al Mawlawi, President of the Public Works Authority, signed the 12 new contracts with the representatives of awarded contractors in the presence of directors of related Ashghal departments. (Click here to read the president's speech)

The contracts signed under the Local Roads and Drainage Programme included: The construction and development of East Aziziya, as well as the construction and development of the roads and infrastructure of the North Part of New Slata (Zone 40), the West of Al Wakrah (Package 1, Phase - 2,), Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2), the North of Bani Hajer (Phase - 2, Package 7) and preparatory works and building walls in Al Khor industrial Area “Abal Grarees”(Package 5). This is in addition to a flow diversion scheme in Al Wajbah and New Al Rayyan to the North Doha treatment station.

Under the Expressway Programme, one contract was signed for the construction and development of Lejmailya, Al Otouriyah and Al Shahhaniya. It is also worth mentioning that during the current year the fourth phase of construction of the New Orbital Road and Truck Route was signed with a value of QR3, 348,000,000.

As for the sewerage projects contracts, those include: the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Al Shamal Sewage Treatment Works (STW), thedesign and construction of the second phase expansion to the industrial area's Sewage Treatment Facility (STF), the design, build, operation and maintenance of Al Dhakhira Sewage Treatment Works (STW), transfer pumping station and associated pipelines, and the design and build of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works (DWSTW) extension number 5.

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Following are details of the contracts:

First: Local Roads and Drainage Contracts

1. The construction and development of East Aziziya:

This QR 217,073,527 contract has been awarded to Leighton Contracting Qatar W.L.L.

The project will start in Q4, 2014, and is due to be completed by Q4, 2016.

The project will include the development of the east Aziziya area -- which covers 720,000square metres and include 740 residential plots -- by constructing storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks as well as the construction of road entrance and exits, parking lots, artscape and landscape features.

2. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure of the North Part of New Slata (Zone 40):

This QR 289,749,729 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Al Mohanna Trading & Contracting and Puentes Y Calzadas Infraestructuras, S.L.U.

The project started in Q3, 2014, and is due to be completed by Q3, 2016. The project is located in the north part of New Slata within the Doha Municipality (Zone 40).  The project area is estimated at about 270 thousand square meters and will benefit around 696 plots of land. The project will include the development of roads and infrastructure to provide storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation. The project will also include the development of internal roads 24 km long, with a width between 12 and 30 metres, in addition to street lighting, parking lots, pedestrian paths and cycleways, and artscape and landscape features.

3. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure West of Al Wakrah (Package 1, Phase - 2,):

This QR 490,240,090 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Lane Mideast Qatar, Solid General Construction, and Tadmur Contracting.

The project started in Q3, 2014 and is due to be completed by Q3, 2016. The project is located in Zone 90, on the western outskirts of the existing Wakrah City, and is bound by the Wukair Road to the north, the Wakrah Bypass to the west and south, and existing residential areas to the east. The project area is initially being developed as a residential area with commercial, government, entertainment and supporting facilities.

As part of this project, roads and infrastructure will be developed in West Wakrah over three packages, the first package covers an area of one million and 800 thousand square metres. The project will include the development of roads and infrastructure to provide storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation. In addition, the project will include the development of internal roads, street lighting, parking lots, road entrance and exits, a network of pedestrian paths and cycleways, and artscape and landscape features.

4. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure in Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2):

This QR 544,991,076 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Teyseer Contracting Co. W.L.L and Consolidated Contractors Group S.A.L (Offshore) (CCC).

The project will start in Q4 2014, and is due to be completed by Q4 2016. Rawdat Abal Heeran (Package 2) covers 2,180,000,000 square metres over a vast area of open desert in the western outskirts of Doha (Zone 53). The project will consist of the development of roads and infrastructure to provide water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation as well as the development of internal roads, road entrance and exits, street lighting, parking lots, pedestrian paths and cycleways, and artscape and landscape features.

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5. The construction and development of the roads and infrastructure in the North of BaniHajer (Phase - 02, Package 7):

This QR 322,700,000 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Teyseer Contracting Co. W.L.L and Consolidated Contractors Group S.A.L (Offshore) (CCC). 

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q4 2016.

The project will include the development of local roads and infrastructure in the Bani Hajer area, north of Doha which is part of Al-Rayyan municipality and located approximately 10 km west of Doha's central region. The project covers around 1,350,000,000 square metres and the major infrastructure improvements being implemented as part of the project include the construction of linking roads and paved roads granting access to existing and future housing units that will be built at the project site. The project will also include the construction of secondary roads linking between the local roads and neighbouring main and secondary roads network, in addition to developing pedestrian paths, road signs, street lighting, and the installation of fences, street signals, and traffic control systems.

Furthermore, the project will consist of the development of storm water drainage, sewage networks, and treated sewage effluent networks for irrigation as well as and artscape and landscape features alongside the roads.

6. Preliminary works contract and construction of boundary wallin Al-Khor industrial Area, AbalGrarees (Package 5):

This QR 61,320,947 contract has been awarded to ALCAT Contracting Company.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q4 2015. The project which consists of 5 packages will include the development of roads and infrastructure of Al Khor industrial area. Package 05 is the first package of the project and includes installing a boundary wall in Al Khor's new industrial area. The boundary wall is made of pre-cast concrete and is 2.6 m high over a length of approximately 9 km.

The flow diversion schemes in Al-Wajbah and New Al-Rayyan, north of Doha:

This QR 118,250,500 contract has been awarded to Bin Omran Trading & Contracting Co.

The project started in Q3 2014, and is due to be completed by Q3 2015. The project is located north of Muaither area which is part of Al-Rayyan Municipality and includes the construction of a deep sewage tunnel which is 6.3 km long and a depth of 6 to 21 m. This is one of several projects throughout Doha to replace pumping stations with gravity drainage systems.

 

Second: Expressway Programme Contract

  1. The construction and development of Al-Jemailya, Al-Otouriyah, and Al-Shahhaniyah:

This QR 668,930,214 contract has been awarded to Qatar Building Co. (QBC)

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q4 2016.

The project stretches from the centre of the State Doha to the North West. It will include the development of the existing Al-Shahhaniyah-Al-Jemailiya road passing by Al Otouriyah over a length of 28.7 km. The project will include the construction of a two-lane road in each direction separated by a median island, with the possibility of adding a third lane in each direction in the future. The project is distinguished by its pedestrian paths and cycleways along the side of the road.

In addition, the project will include the construction of four main intersections, namely: Al-JemailyaRoad with the roundabout leading to the camel race track, Al-Jemailya Road with the Al-Kharib, Al-Jemailya Road with the roundabout leading to Al-Otouriyah, and Al-Jemailiya Road with the roundabout leading to Al-Ghuwairyah. The road is designed to accommodate about 1,000 vehicles per day. The project moreover comprises the development of services and infrastructure facilities to include rainwater drainage, and smart transport systems. Additionally, the project will include the operation, installation and maintenance of electrical sub-stations.It is also worth mentioning that camel underpasses will also be developed to facilitate their access to the camel race track located within the project area.

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Third: Sewage Treatment Facilities Projects

1. The design, build, operation and maintenance of of Al Dhakhira Sewage Treatment Works (STW):

This QR 1,510,955,000 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Hyundai Rotem and Aqualia Mace.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q3 2018.

The project will include the design and building of a Sewage Treatment Facility (STF) with a capacity of 56,200 cubic meters per day to treat effluents generated from the Al Khor and Al Dhakhira areas. The facility will use the latest in high-tech advanced electrical and mechanical equipment to improve the quality of treated effluent in such a way to ensure constancy of the required quality. The sewage treatment will involve many stages and the treated effluent will be used for irrigation and landscaping. The sewage sludge resulting from sewage treatment will also be processed and used as backfill material and compost.

The project also includes the modification of the existing pumping station in Al Khor in order to handle the sewage generated from residential and service projects planned for the region, the construction of a sewage pumping station to pump sewage form the existing treating facility in Al Dhakhira and Al Khor to the new Sewage Treatment Facility in Al Dhakhira. Additionally, the project will include the operation and maintenance of the entire plant for 10 years from the date of the completion of the design and construction works.

2. The design and build of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works (DWSTW):

This QR 797,000,000 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Degremont SA and Marubeni Corporation.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q3 2017. This project will include the expansion of Doha West Sewage Treatment Works in order to increase the capacity of the station by 104,500 cubic meters per day so that the total capacity reaches 280,000 cubic meters per day. The expansion works include the expansion of secondary and tertiary treatment, processing and drying sludge, in addition to the development of a new system for sterilizing treated effluent. The project also includes the construction of a pump station for effluent treatment plant.

3. The design, build, operation and maintenance of Al-ShamalSewage Treatment Works (STW):

This QR 238,515,309 contract has been awarded to a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro Limited and Waterleau Group N.V (Consortium).

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q1 2017. The project will include the design and construction of wastewater treatment plant in the north. The facility will use the latest in high-tech advanced electrical and mechanical equipment to improve the quality of treated effluent and to operate the station with the minimal manpower in such a way to ensure constancy of the required quality. The amount of generated sewage flow for this project can reach up to 7500 cubic meters/day. Additionally, the project will include the operation and maintenance of the entire plant for 10 years from the date of the end of the design and construction works.

4. The design and construction of the second phase expansion to the industrial area's Sewage Treatment Facility (STF):

This QR 237,521,221 contract has been awarded to Six Construct Ltd. Co.

The project will start in Q1 2015, and is due to be completed by Q1 2017. The project will increase the capacity of the industrial area treatment plant from 30,000 to 60,000 cubic meters per day. The facility will use the latest in high-tech advanced electrical and mechanical equipment to improve the quality of treated effluent and to operate the station with the minimal manpower in such a way to ensure constancy of the required quality.

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