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MOTC opens Taqah-Mirbat Dual carriageway project(36Km)
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has opened Taqah-Mirbat dual carriage way road project which is 46km long  in the governorate of Dhofar.there are also still under progress work for services road to link all the populated areas to the main road.
This opening came after the minister payed a visit to the project site , who were accompanied by His Excellancy Sayyid Mohammed Bin Sultan Al-Bosaidi ,Governor of Dhofar , The undersecretary of transport  and a number of officials  from the ministry involved with roads projects.
This project is a dual carriageway that stretches from Madinat Al-Haqq Roundabout in Wellayat of Taqah and ends in the outskirts of Mirbat.The 35.5Km long road project includes two 7.5m wide lanes in each side,2.5m wide  asphalt external shoulder ,1.5m wide asphalt internal shoulder and 4.5m wide median strip separating the two directions.
The project also included the establishment of 3 flyovers as well 3 underpasses for vehicles, 11 underpasses for animals,22km services road along the main road. The project design took into account placing high degrees of traffic safety and security through the installation of lightings, iron fences, concrete protecting barriers, warning signboards, guiding signboards and the required road floor paintings.
This project will contribute in accommodate the growing traffic flow in the area and  revitalize the tourism, economic and social flow  In Mirbat and Sadah.The road is also a key link to a set of roads like Tawi Ateer ,Wadi Darbat, Ashoor , Hasheer and the road linking to Samahram archeological site.