UAE Invests $544 Million on Improving Road Links to Saudi Arabia and Qatar

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The UAE is ploughing half a billion dollars into improving road connections to neighbouring countries Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Abu Dhabi General Services...

The UAE is ploughing half a billion dollars into improving road connections to neighbouring countries Saudi Arabia and Qatar.  

Abu Dhabi General Services Company awarded Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting, a member of Al Jaber Group, two contracts totaling more than AED 2 billion ($544 million) for the improvement of Mafraq to Al Ghwaifat border post highway, Section No. 3A and improvement of Mafraq to Al Ghwaifat border post highway, Section No. 3B. 

The two sections of the project include the construction of highways and interchanges from Baynounah Forest to Al Mirfa and construction Al Mirfa to Abu Al Abyad.

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, construction of lighting system, construction of storm water drainage system, construction of road furniture. 

The agreement was signed by H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Murar, Acting CEO of Musanada Company and H.E. Obaid Khaleefa Al Jaber, Chairman of Al Jaber Group in the presence of Engineer Kamal Doss, Executive Director, Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting. 

H.E. Obaid Al Jaber commented: “We are proud to be succeed to execute two sections of this strategic project; this is a testimony of our great experience in the infrastructure and construction projects, and our history in the development of major infrastructure projects in the Emirate of 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”. 

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