North Manama Causeway
Entrant: Hyder Consulting
Project owner: Ministry of Works, Bahrain
Project contractors: Boskalis Westminster; Haji Hassan Group and Six Construct joint venture
Engineering consultant: Hyder Consulting
Architect: Hyder Consulting
Description: The North Manama Causeway project represents a major part of Bahrains vision to upgrade the existing national strategic road plan along two routes: the King Faisal Highway and Al-Fateh Highway. The project includes a 2.4 kilometre-long, 100 metre-wide reclaimed causeway, two marine bridge crossings and a separate loop-shaped flyover, primarily to allow for free flow entrance to the growing Business Bay. The largest transportation project in the history of Bahrains Ministry of Works, it features public beaches and improved access to the diplomatic area, Bahrain Bay and the Financial Harbour, and the future Manama Lagoon.
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