Oman is to award contracts worth $630 million for key sections of Adam-Thamrait Road dualisation project, which is a principal carriageway linking north Oman with Dhofar Governorate in the south, it has been announced.
According to a report by Oman Observer, construction work on packages 3,4 and 5 of the dualisation project is expected to proceed concurrently with each contractor given three years for completion, apart from a 90-day mobilisation period.
Parsons International & Company is the consultant for the Ministry of Transport in the tendering and supervision of the road dualisation project.
The report added that Packages 1 and 2, which cover the dualisation of 317km of the carriageway, are making headway in their implementation, with key stretches already opened for traffic during 2019.
These three parts, aggregating a total distance of around 400km, account for the lion’s share of the 717.5km Adam-Thamrait Road, it concluded.