Work

Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway Project

Location

Kuwait, Middle East

Overview

The Ministry of Public Works commissioned Dar to review the design and supervise the construction of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway (SJSC) Project. The SJSC Project is the largest and most prestigious transport infrastructure endeavors in Kuwait and is among the largest of its kind in the world. The Project comprises two links spanning across the Kuwait Bay: the 36-km MAIN LINK or the Subiyah Link (Contract RA/140) extends over the Kuwait Bay and links the capital Kuwait City with the northern Subiyah area. Its main signature cable stayed bridge, with its exquisite arch pylon, will rise as a landmark in the middle of the vital navigation route of the Kuwaiti bay. The 13-km DOHA LINK (Contract RA/214) connects Shuwaikh Port Area in Kuwait City with Doha Peninsula, and is expected to reduce road congestion in Shuwaikh and along Ghazali Road.

At a glance

36

km Subiyah Main Link

13

km Doha Link

1,535,000

m² reclaimed lands

The project

Each of the Main Link and Doha Link consists of 2 carriageways of a total width of 30.6 m, and accommodates in each direction an outer edge, 3 traffic lanes and an emergency lane.

The project also comprises bridges; viaducts; interchanges; embankments; reclaimed lands; several buildings for infrastructure services, governmental authorities and administration purposes; intelligent transport system; drainage; road lighting; and all infrastructure utilities.

Learn more about the project under the following links:

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Location Map
Installation of First Girder 1
Installation of First Girder 2
Installation of First Girder 3
Subiyah Bridge - Site Overview
Subiyah Bridge - Site Overview of Superstructure
View of the Floating Crane (Main Link)
The Floating crane departing into position (Main Link)
Preparation of the precast yard (Main Link)
Preparation of the precast yard (Main Link)
Site view showing the site offices (Main Link)
View from Shuwaikh Port (Main Link)
Installation of Temporary Bridge (Main Link)
Installation of Temporary Bridge (Main Link)
Launching Gantry (Doha Link)
Dar engineers in action
West Bridge Piers (Doha Link)
Storage of the Precast Girders (Doha Link)

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