PROJECTS: Egis-SSH joint venture awarded Kuwait road project

JV to provide supervision services for the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of Al Ghouse Road in Kuwait

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. An aerial view shows very little traffic on the roads of Kuwait City after the country entered virtual lockdown, following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Kuwait City, Kuwait March 16, 2020.

Image used for illustrative purpose. An aerial view shows very little traffic on the roads of Kuwait City after the country entered virtual lockdown, following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Kuwait City, Kuwait March 16, 2020.

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Global engineering consultancy Egis said on Monday that its JV with SSH International has been awarded a new supervision services contract by Kuwait's Ministry of Public Works of Kuwait.
 
The contract involves the supervision services for the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of Al Ghouse Road from 7th Ring Road till Fahaheel Ahmadi (RA 265), one of Kuwait's major collector road distributing local traffic and running parallel to roads 30 and 40, the France-headquartered company said in press statement.
 
The project is set to start mid-June 2021 with a duration of 39 months, the statement noted.
 
It said the project targets to make a complete free flow road starting from 5th RR until Fahaheel Ahmadi road. This section RA265 includes the rehabilitation and widening of 11 km of Al Ghouse road, the construction of 9 intersections (3 Elevated) and 3 footbridges, creation of road services, and relocation of all existing utilities.
 
Egis has been involved in two previous sections of this major project since 2012.
 
(Writing by Saket S; Editing by Anoop Menon)
 
 
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