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King Hamad Causeway Project
This project is in pre-qualification stage. To be known as King Hamad Causeway, it will link Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. The project is about Build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract for the construction of a second causeway, comprising a 75km long rail and road crossing, including 25 km the length of the King Hamad Causeway over the sea waters. According to a feasibility study, the project will achieve considerable financial and economic benefit for both countries once it becomes operational. Construction and Infrastructure of the Kingdom of Bahrain considers the King Hamad Causeway as one of its important strategic projects, that boosts the historic brotherly ties with Saudi Arabia and supports the Gulf infrastructure development and logistic services, especially passengers and cargo transportation. Governmental service-providing departments to streamline their procedures and approvals regarding retention of the anticipated internal route of the King Hamad Causeway, determine the lands and public and private properties likely to be affected by the project, the earth protection works, rerouting of affected services in order to prepare for retention and for the purpose of estimating their financial cost. Client has approached specific companies to submit Expression of Interest (EoIs) for the BOT contract. A meeting is due to be held in Riyadh this week for interested parties.