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Project Overview


The project comprises of the following elements:

Upgrade of the two junctions of Al Fateh / King Faisal Highway, and Al Fateh / Shaikh Hamad Causeway into a two-level grade-separated junctions. This is achieved via the construction of an elevated 1.42 km long segmental flyover providing three to four lanes of dual carriageway.
   
Improvement of the at-grade movements at the two junctions of Al Fateh / King Faisal Highway, and AL Fateh / Shaikh Hamad Causeway. This is achieved via the re- construction of 1.60 km of roads along Al Fateh highway, Shaikh Hamad Causeway, and King Faisal Highway.
   
Construction of a new signalized traffic junction for entry / exit into the Manama Lagoon area halfway between the two junctions of Al Fateh / King Faisal Highway and AL Fateh / Shaikh Hamad Causeway.
   
Construction of new 2.42 km of roads along Al Fateh Highway and the eastern and northern sides of the Bahrain Bay.
   
Construction of a new 238 m long curved left turn flyover to provide a two-lane single carriageway access to the Bahrain Bay from the North Manama Causeway (to be re-paid in full by the Bahrain Bay Development).
   
Construction of a new 51.4 m long single span bridge to provide three-lane dual carriageway across an architectural canal along the northern side of the Bahrain Bay.


Project Key Dates

  Order to Commence 10 June 2010  
  Date of Commencement 08 July 2010  
  Total Contract Duration 36 months  
  Contract Completion Date 07 July 2013  
  Maintenance Period 24 months  
  Expiration of Contract 07th July 2015  
  Contract Milestones    
  Time for Completion of Section A (Bridge 1, Roadworks from Bahrain Bay to Junction 3) 10 months (May 2011)  
  Time for Completion of Section B (Loop Flyover, Part of Bridge 2, Ramps NE & NW, Roadworks from Junction 3 to King Faisal Junction) 18 months (January 2012)  
  Time for Completion of Section C(Remaining Part of Bridge 2, Ramps SE & SW, Roadworks from King Faisal Junction to Al Fateh Highway) 36 months (July 2013)  
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