Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications is expected to award the consultancy contract for enabling works design for Phase 1 and Phase 1A of the Bahrain Metro public-private partnership project by the fourth quarter of 2021.
“The ministry had received bids from ESB International Engineering & Facility Management (Ireland) Mott MacDonald (UK) and SNC-Lavalin (Canada). The consultancy contract is expected to be awarded by early October 2021,” a source told Zawya Projects.
He said the scope covers planning and designing the diversion of utilities conflicting with the metro, proposing new corridors for the diverted utilities, site preparation and road access.
Phase 1 of the Bahrain Metro is approximately 28.6 km long with 20 stations, while Phase IA is 8 km long with 4 stations.
The project is slated for completion by the fourth quarter of 2024.
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(Reporting by Senthil Palanisamy; Editing by Anoop Menon)
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