The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced the completion of the roads and infrastructure works for Integrated Workers Complex (IWAC) in West Umm Slal (Bu Garn), and opening the roads to traffic.
The main purpose of the project is to serve the needs of the worker’s accommodation and the logistic city in the area and to connect them with the existing road network. These facilities are expected to serve 31,000 workers.
It is worth noting that the project’s completed works involve the construction of 11 km of roads, 12-km long sewerage network, a 5.9-km long electricity network, surface water drainage network (4.3 km in length), and a TSE network of 4 km.
The scope of works also involved providing street lighting, with the installation of 324 lighting poles, road markings, road signage, among other road elements that will improve traffic safety on the recently developed roads. In addition, two bus parking areas will be upgraded for labour transportation, at a total capacity of 550 buses.
Source: The Peninsula