The development project is set to be announced in a public tender in the second half of this year, said Assistant Undersecretary for Roads at the Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning Huda Fakhro.

 

The project is still in the process of preparing the detailed designs, and it is expected that the tender for the implementation of the project will be submitted in the second half of 2019 right after getting the pre-procedures sorted out.

 

The project includes extending the lanes of the intersection of Budaiya highway and Janabiya highway making them 3 lanes in each direction as well as providing emergency and services lane on both sides of the road. It also includes rainwater drainage network, lighting, in addition to designing bridges for walkers and cyclists.