Widening & Improvement of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway

Date: November 2015 - October 2020
Client: Ministry of Public Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning

Project overview

The Ministry of  Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning  MOWMAUP has an on-going policy to construct and improve the roads and highways network for the Kingdom of Bahrain.

In this regard, Egis International has been awarded a Pre-consultancy services agreement to Widen and improve the existing Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway to cater the future traffic by the year 2030, generated by the development plans in surrounding areas and the rapid increase in traffic.

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway, known as SKBS Highway is a dual carriageway with an average number of 3 lanes along approximately 24 km extending from Al Farooq Interchange in the North up to Zallaq interchange south, next to Bahrain University. The main goal of the project is to upgrade the existing highway to accommodate the future traffic resulting from residential and network development schemes by:

  • widening to 4 or 5 lanes whenever needed
  • increasing road capacity & improving the Level of Service 

Our missions

Scope of services:

1. Planning Phase

  • Stage  I: Inception
  • Stage II: Feasibility Studies
  • Stage III: Development of recommended option
  • Stage IV: Approval of Concept Plan

2. Design Phase

  • Stage Va: Preliminary Design
  • Stage Vb: Detailed Design

3. Tender & Award Phase

  • Stage  VI: Tender Process 

4. Implementation Phase

5. Construction Supervision Services