Extension of the Fifth Ring Road


Kuwait, Middle East


The Ministry of Public Works commissioned Dar to create the concept master plan for the Fifth Ring Road extension in Kuwait. We also supervised the construction of the 4-km section forming the extension.

Outstanding Design Award, 2010
recognition by Ministry of Public Works

The project

Our work on the extension consisted of:

-Upgrading the Abdul Kareem Al Khattabi Street, with all associated intersections, to motorway standards

-Redesigning the Fourth Ring Road/Fahaheel Expressway interchange configuration, by canceling bridge traffic lights and introducing free movement ramps to relieve congestion

-Building pedestrian bridges

-Modifying the Fifth Ring Road/Airport Road interchange from diamond shape with traffic signals to full cloverleaf configuration, thereby increasing the junction capacity of a section of the Airport Road between the Fifth and Sixth Ring Roads.


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