Bahrain spends BD572m on road projects, main intersections in 10 years
TDT | Manama
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Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Eng. Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf discussed the most prominent projects under implementation, amounting to BD95 million, at yesterday’s regular weekly meeting of the Ministerial Committee for Development and Infrastructure Projects, which was held remotely.
The projects include the construction of Al Fateh Street and roads leading to Al Lawzi Housing in Hamad City, and the development of Street 47 Phase One in Arad.
For future projects under tendering procedures and those that will be tendered soon, at a cost of BD277 million, the most prominent of them are the following:
Construction of North Bahrain Street, the fourth bridge linking Muharraq Island and the capital, Manama-Busaiteen Bridge; construction of multi-level intersection at the intersection of Shaikh Isa bin Salman Street with Street 12 (Bukwah Intersection); development of roads leading to Bahrain International Airport-Phase Three; construction of the second entrance to the East Hidd Housing Project, south of Hidd Harbor; and expansion of Shaikh Isa bin Salman Street and development of Al Jasra Intersection (Phase Two).
Volume of spending
The volume of spending on major road projects and main intersections over the past 10 years until the first half of this year has reached BD572 million.
This was confirmed by the Deputy Prime Minister, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, also Ministerial Committee for Development and Infrastructure Projects Chairman, directed the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.