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Arab Contractors bags $560mn Kuwait Road contract

Arab Contractors has signed a KWD 170mn ($560mn) contract with the ministry of public works in Kuwait to develop the Nuwaiseeb Road.

The project includes 37 km of roads of three lanes in each direction, with two safety lanes and nine multi-storey intersections. Work is expected to take 36 months.

The contract was signed by Abdul Rahman Al Mutawa, the Kuwaiti minister of public works, and Mohsen Salah, chairperson of Arab Contractors.

The signing ceremony was attended by Awatef El Ghoneim, deputy minister of works, and Ghaleb Saffoq, assistant undersecretary for the construction projects sector at the ministry, in addition to Reda Rabea, vice chairperson of Arab Contractors, as well as Mohamed Dakroury, vice chairperson of the company in Kuwait.

The project includes adding four bridges for the passage of camels, beautifying plants, and transferring and protecting utilities.

Salah said the project is being implemented under the supervision of Parsons Brinckerhoff International Advisory Office in cooperation with Gulf Consult.

He added that the company is currently carrying out construction of the fourth phase of the project to develop the Gahraa road in Kuwait, the first phase of which was inaugurated in January 2016.

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