Saudi contractor ordered to rebuild road

Failure to adhere to quality specifications sees municipality act

The probelms were found on a stretch of road branching off from the Prince Talal Road in Umm Khuraisan district in Hofuf.
The probelms were found on a stretch of road branching off from the Prince Talal Road in Umm Khuraisan district in Hofuf.

Al-Ahsa Municipality in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province has forced a contractor to rebulld a road after the material and methods it used were found to be of substandard quality.

The contractor is responsible for building a road branching off from the Prince Talal Road in Umm Khuraisan district in Hofuf which failed to adhere to quality specifications.

Problems with the quality of asphalt used and the method of construction was detected on a 17,350m² stretch of road following tests conducted at the municipality’s quality laboratory, Al-Riyadh daily reported.

Spokesman of the Al-Ahsa Municipality Badr Al-Shihab said that the contractor was ordered to complete the work within a specified time.

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