UK-based Hyder Consulting has been awarded an estimated $124m general engineering consultancy contract for infrastructure projects in North Doha.

The UK firm will undertake the consultancy and engineering services for local roads and drainage projects in the northern area of Doha, which covers a total area of about 75 square kilometres. The services will include the provision of design and site supervision for new roads and drainage networks, as well as upgrading and rehabilitating existing networks.

The client for the project is Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal).

“We are delighted to be awarded this important project. We have a long-established and growing presence in Qatar and look forward to employing our infrastructure expertise on behalf of Ashghal and its stakeholders,” said Ivor Catto, chief executive officer, Hyder Consulting.