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Bahrain airport road to be a major highway

Plans are under way to turn a highly congested road leading to Bahrain International Airport (BIA) into a highway. The Airport Avenue, which starts from the entrance of Busaiteen and ends at BIA, suffers major tailbacks throughout

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New road safety guidelines urged in Bahrain

New safety standards for constructing major highways will be introduced in Bahrain. The Cabinet, chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, yesterday (June 8) directed the Works, Municipalit

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Highway to close for $20m flyover project in Bahrain

A major section of a key highway connecting Manama to the south of the Bahrain will be closed in both directions for six months as work on a new flyover starts. The BD7.5-million ($19.7 million) project along the Shaikh Khalifa bi

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Coastal highway plans scrapped in Bahrain

Plans for a new 12-km coastal highway connecting Bahrain’s Seef District and a town being built on reclaimed land off the coast of Duraz have been scrapped. The government planned to buy around 200 plots of private seafront

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SSH wins Bahrain highway project deal

SSH, a leading design, construction supervision and project management firm in the Middle East, has won a major engineering consultancy services contract for a road project in Bahrain in partnership with Hyder Consulting. The proj

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Spanish group Euroconsult wins Oman highway deal

Euroconsult Engineering Group, said it has won a design contract worth €500,000 ($548,105) from the Oman government for the widening of a 36-km highway linking the cities of Ibri and Yanqul. As per the deal, Euroconsult Group

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Hamala highway revamp ‘not carried out after 7 years’

Major improvements to a busy commercial road in Bahrain’s Northern Governorate have still not been carried out, after seven years. Residents have been complaining about traffic accidents and congestion clogging up on the &ls

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Ten in fray for big Oman highway project

Ten construction companies have submitted technical offers for packages seven, eight and nine of Oman’s ambitious Al Batinah Expressway project, which is divided into 11 packages. Four firms have submitted offers for all the packa

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Yemen to begin $3.5bn international highway project

Yemen has announced plans to build a $3.5 billion highway linking the southern port city of Aden to Saudi Arabia, starting work in the next three months on what will be one its biggest ever infrastructure projects. The World Bank,

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'Fake' explosives cause roads chaos in Bahrain

Six "fake" explosives were found in different areas in Bahrain yesterday, causing massive traffic disruption on major highways.   Three devices were planted near the Janabiya Highway during morning rush

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