Kuwait receives bids for Jahra road contract

23 September 2009

Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi bids low for project

Kuwait’s Public Works Ministry has received bids for a contract to build intersections on the sixth ring-road serving the Jahra residential area, west of Kuwait City.

The low bidder is Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons with a price of KD31m ($108m). The other bidders include the local Combined Group Trading & Contracting Company at KD39m and the local United Gulf Construction Company (UGCC) ar KD43m.

In early September, the local Kuwait Arab Contractors with Egypt-based Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Company) submitted a low bid of KD265m for the deal to upgrade Jahra road (MEED 13:9:09).

The other bidders are the local Combined Group Trading & Contracting Company at KD294m, the local Boodai Construction Company at KD280m, the local Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company at KD370m, and Athens-based Consolidated Contractors Company at KD402m.

The winning bidder will build a 7.2-kilometre-long viaduct between Jahra Gate and the UN roundabout, and all other associated infrastructure work in the area.

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