|The Transportation Infrastructure business of L&T Construction has received a Rs. 3,655 crore order (2.187 billion Qatari Riyal) from Ashghal (the Public Works Authority) of Qatar, for design and construction of Al Wakrah Bypass Road.|
The work involves construction of 11 km road consisting of 10 lanes and four future lane sections with additional collectors/distributor roads, frontage roads and ramps. The freeway will provide access to the existing and planned developments via five major interchanges comprising 20 bridges, besides 13 bicycle overpasses, eight vehicular underpasses, three pedestrian bridges and 736m and 32m wide vehicular tunnel.
The contract includes utility works for potable water, treated sewer effluent, drainage, electrical, intelligent transportation system, irrigation and landscaping. The project is to be completed in 32 months.
SN Subrahmanyan, Senior Executive Vice-President (Infrastructure & Construction), L&T, said: "This is the company's single largest road order in the international market and is an important turning point in our plans of growing the company's business in the Middle East region."