Times of Oman
Part of Bidbid-Sur road to open this month, says transport ministry
October 2, 2017 | 9:18 PM
by ONA
Eng. Salim bin Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Transportation said in a statement that the Ministry is about to open the first part of the second stage of the 131 km long Bidbid-Sur road dualisation project. Photo-ONA
 
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Ibra: An 18 kilometre long section of the dualised Bidbid-Sur road is expected to open this month, a senior government official has said.

Eng. Salim bin Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Transportation said in a statement that the Ministry is about to open the first part of the second stage of the 131 km long Bidbid-Sur road dualisation project, which starts from Masroon in the Wilayat of Ibra in the Governorate of North A’Sharqiyah to the Wilayat of Sur in the Governorate of South A’Sharqiyah.

He pointed out that the part to be opened this month is 18 km, in the Wilayat of Bidiyah in the Governorate of North A’Sharqiyah.

He added, the route of this part has been amended to avoid passing inside the wilaya.



“This part includes three flyovers and two tunnels to serve the traffic activity for A’Dhahir, Al Wasil, Al Ghabbi, A’Shariq, Al Muntarib, Al Hawiyah and Helat Al Wabariyah villages in the Wilayat of Bidiyah, he furthered.

‘At the same time, the Ministry completed the second part of the first stage of the Bidbid-Sur road dualisation project as the last 6 km of the 115 km long of the dualisation of Al Rusayl Nizwa road dualisation project, between Masroon in the Wilayat of Ibra in the Governorate of North A’Sharqiyah, has been opened before traffic.

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