Kuwait’s Public Works Ministry has received bids for the contract to build the middle section of its Jahra road project.

Six contractors submitted bids for the deal on 16 August. The work will involve building road and intersections for the middle part of the Jahra motorway.

The local Combined Group Contracting Company (CGC) submitted the low bid of KD45.8m ($167m). This was marginally lower than the second lowest bid of KD46m, submitted by the local KCC Engineering & Contracting Company.

The local Kuwait Company for Process Plant Construction & Contracting (KCPC) submitted the third lowest bid of KD48.3m.

The project is part of Kuwait’s plans to spend $11.5bn over the next four years to develop the country’s infrastructure (MEED 31:5:11).