The public works authority Ashghal held a ceremony to announce the 24 new expressway projects.
The contracts included a QR2.2bn construction scheme awarded to China Harbour Engineering Design & Construction. Winners of supervision contracts included Halcrow with QR477m of work, a QR322m contract for Parsons Brinckerhoff and QR414m for Hyder.
The orbital highway and truck route project has gone to AECOM Middle East and Parsons International has won a QR481m contract for major roads.
Ashghal’s seven-year expressway programme will deliver more than 30 major road projects across Qatar including new and upgraded freeways, expressways and arterial roads, a new orbital highway and truck route as well as substantial upgrades to existing roads.