Abu Dhabi developer awards $23mln Jubail Island highway interchange contract

The interchange work is slated for completion in August 2021

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Labourers work at the construction site of Abu Dhabi.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Labourers work at the construction site of Abu Dhabi.

REUTERS/Ben Job

ABU DHABI - Jubail Island Investment Company, JIIC, has awarded an AED86 million interchange contract for Jubail Island to Gulf Contractors Company, GCC.

The scope of the project includes construction of a new highway interchange on Sheikh Khalifa Highway (E-12) in Abu Dhabi to provide public access to the first phase of community development on Jubail Island.

Spanning a duration of 18 months, the interchange work is slated for completion in August 2021. The new interchange will include dual-lane entrance and exit ramps, as well as a fully signalised bridge crossing over the highway to connect with the development’s internal roadway network.

With overall infrastructure works on Jubail Island amounting to approximately AED600 million, JIIC confirmed that to date infrastructure contracts valued at AED486 million have been approved and are currently underway.

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