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Undersecretary of transport visits under progress projects in Dhofar
His Excellency ENG.Salem bin Mohammed Al-Nuaimi, undersecretary of transport, payed a field visit to the ongoing road projects in The Governorate of Dhofar.The undersecretary reviewed the progress of the projects with the concerned officials.
His Excellency reviewed  the progress of (Taqah-Mirbat)road  dualization project .The road is estimated to be (35Km) long , with having two (3.75m) wide  lanes in each direction, (1.5m) wide internal shoulder , (2.5m) wide external shoulder and a (4.5m) wide middle traffic island .
The project starts from Taqa and ends in Mirbat .It included the construction of (3) flyover, (3) underpasses, 1 Wadi bridge in Darbat with lightings. The road also was installed with the required traffic safety measures, signboards side protectors and drainage facilities for floodwater.
His Excellency also reviewed the completion percentage of Taqah-Mirbat road project, which has reached 70% .It, is expected that a portion of 10Km will be opened for traffic by the end of May with the completion of all the required safety measures starting from the 9th kilometer of the project until the 18th km.
Another project saw the undersecretary visit was the rehabilitation of  Mirbat-Hasek road project .this project is estimated to be (125Km) long  where it saw a completion rate of 90% and it is expected to be opened  in the 1Q of June.
The rehabilitation aims to enhance the horizontal and vertical course of the project in order to increase the design speed as well decrease the volume of traffic accidents. The project course was enhanced in (21) locations with the enhancement of floodwater drainage facilities by constructing box culverts as a replacement to the old floodwater surface passage.