Turkey’s Proyapi has won the contract to study, design and supervise the rehabilitation, construction and maintenance of the 2ndand 3rd Ring roads in Kuwait City, including a flyover on Damascus Street.

Five other firms submitted an offer for the contract. They include:

The plan to construct the second and third ring roads in Kuwait City was first announced in 2012. It was cancelled two years later but was revived in 2016.

Over $6.6bn-worth of road projects in Kuwait are under procurement with a further $2.6bn being planned, according to data from regional projects tracker MEED Projects.

In 2017 to date, $2.26bn-worth of road contracts have been awarded, which corresponds to 26 per cent of the total value of contracts awarded in 2016.