Kuwait picks Italy's Itinera for $289m Al-Abdali Road Phase 2

Road construction works to link Al-Mutla City with the rest of Kuwait upon completion in three years

Al-Mutla City roads will be expanded [representational].
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Al-Mutla City roads will be expanded [representational].

Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Housing Affairs, Dr Jenan Ramadan, said a $289m (KWD88m) contract had been awarded to Italian infrastructure and civil construction firm Itinera to develop Al-Abdali road, which will serve Al-Mutla City and the northern region of Kuwait.

According to Kuwait's state news agency, Kuna, entry and exit roads will be constructed for Al-Mutla City, linking it with the rest of the country. 

Acting director general of Kuwait's Public Authority for Roads and Transportation (Part), Suha Ashkanani, said the the contract covered Phase 2 of the Al-Abdali road development project.

The scope works includes expanding the road's existing outgoing and incoming lanes from three to five, in addition to constructing three intersections and six bridges.

Ashkanani added that the project would be completed in three years. 

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