The intersection will be built at the north-east corner of the industrial area at the junction of Salwa road with Al-Forousiyah street. The 700-day contract covers the construction of a 1 kilometre-long underpass with three lanes in each direction, a roundabout with three lanes in each direction, a four-lane dual carriageway bridge along Salwa road, and a two-lane bridge linking Salwa road and East Industrial street.

Germany’s Bilfinger Berger is working on packages 1 and 2 of the Doha expressway project, under a QR 1,000 million ($274 million) contract awarded last December. Ashghal is also evaluating bids for package 4, which covers 22 kilometres from Wakrah town to D Ring Road (Khalifa al-Attiyah junction).

US-based Parsons International is the consultant.