Work starts on $60m 11km Qatar road
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started constructing the $59.8mn Al Wakrah parallel road which extends from Al Mashaf to Mesaieed.
According to a report in The Peninsula, the entire project is expected to be completed by 2017.
The road is an 11km stretch with five lanes on both sides.
The project also includes pedestrian crossing, bridge and separate lanes for motorbikes and pedestrians in addition to a tunnel.