Eight companies competed at the Tender Board session for a tender for works affairs at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning for the expansion and development of Shaikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah Highway (Al-Ma'ameer Canal Development). The lowest bid was about 2.2 million dinars for Sayed Kadhem Al-Durazi and Sons Group, while the largest was about 5 Million dinars.

According to the description of the tender, the project includes expanding the current canal to accommodate the expansion of Shaikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah Highway and improving the flow of sea water between Tubli Bay and Ma'ameer Bay, as well as protection precautions on both sides of the canal.