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Abu Dhabi’s Musanada has awarded Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting two road projects worth US$544mn to improve highways from Abu Dhabi to the borders of Saudi Arabia and Qatar
According to the deal, the Mafraq to Al Ghwaifat border post highway Section No. 3A and Mafraq to Al Ghwaifat border post highway Section No. 3B will be improved. The scope of work includes the construction of highways and interchanges from Baynounah Forest to Al Mirfa, and from Al Mirfa to Abu Al Abyad, stated officials from Al Jaber.
Obaid Khaleefa Al Jaber, chairman of Al Jaber Group, said, “We are proud to execute two sections of this strategic project; this is a testimony of our experience in infrastructure and construction projects, and our history in the development of major infrastructure projects in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. We are committed to delivering the highest quality standards and look forward for another great journey with our client throughout the execution of two major sections of the Mafraq-Al Ghwaifat border post highway.”
The highway will be upgraded to dual four lanes and will include dumbbell interchanges along the route. Relocation and protection of existing services, extension of existing contingency ducts and construction of new contingency ducts, lighting systems, stormwater drainage systems and road furniture will be carried out.