Construction works in full blast: Bahrain
TDT | Manama
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The sewage network and conveyance line construction project on Al Fateh Street from Juffair to Al Ghuraifa has reached 16% completion rate.
According to the Assistant Undersecretary for Sanitation in the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Engineer Ibrahim Hassan Al Hawaj, the target date of completion is in November. Eng. Al Hawaj said the sanitation project is currently being carried out on Al Fateh Street as part of the preparatory work for the street development project.
About 150 metres have been completed using tunnelling, and 230 metres have been excavated by a drilling method in the open trench, in addition to completing the excavation work of the lift station and pouring the concrete foundations in it
He noted that the Ministry has put in place the necessary traffic diversion works to ensure the smooth flow of traffic. Eng. Al Hawaj added that the project includes the construction of the main deep sewage line (Deep Trunk Sewer) and lines connecting to sewage in the areas of Juffair and Adliya.
The total length of these lines is 2.6 kilometres where 1.6 kilometres will be implemented in a digging method in an open trench. The remaining distance will be dug using Micro Tunneling machines, and one deep lift station will be constructed, and in return, five lift stations will be cancelled from service. The implementation phase will take 20 months.
The sewage network construction project aims to develop the main sewage line extending from Juffair to Al Ghuraifa and increase the capacity by building a new main conveyor line that is larger and deeper to accommodate the current and future flows that will be pumped into it from both regions.
It will contribute to relieving pressure on the existing sewage network in Juffair, in addition to connecting unserved areas to the sewage network in the area and part of Umm Al Hassam and Adliya for each of the blocks 324, 340, 341, 342, 338 and 339. The project was awarded by the Tender Board to the alliance of Nass and Nasser Hazaa Al Subaie Contracting with a value of BD2,283,274 funded by the Saudi Fund for Development.