SR 983 m municipal projects approved

SR 983 m municipal projects approved
Updated 04 May 2013

SR 983 m municipal projects approved

SR 983 m municipal projects approved

Minister of Rural and Municipal Affairs Prince Mansour bin Miteb has signed 19 contracts worth SR 983 million for a number of projects in Riyadh, Makkah, Jeddah and Al-Ahsa municipalities.
“The contracts signed by the minister include projects for maintenance and improvement of rainwater networks and draining of ground water in various residential districts and a bridge at the intersection of King Fahd Road with Hera Street in Jeddah at a cost of SR 350 million,” ministry spokesman Hamad Al-Omar said in a statement yesterday.
The projects in Makkah include the engineering and consultancy services for the execution of a number of intersections on Ring Road 4 at a cost of SR 68.33 million and the construction of a bridge to cross flooded wadis in the Mudrikah branch municipality at a cost of SR 47.97 million. Another contract is for the construction of concrete bridges for safe transport during flooding in various villages in the Makkah municipality at a cost of SR 44.87 million.
The new projects in Riyadh province include 11 works for asphalting, pavement construction and streetlights in the municipalities of Dawadmi, Nafy, Bajadiya, Jamash and Arwa costing SR 12.9 million and in Quwaeiya, Jullah, Tabrak, Roudah, Halban, Hufairah Al-Hasah and Al-Rain at a cost of SR 40.67 million, apart from the maintenance of gardens and farms in the Roudah branch municipality in Riyadh city at a cost of SR 32 million.
The project of digging canals in the districts of Nafal, Ghadir, Sahafa and Rabi will cost SR 129 million while the asphalting, pavement construction, and street lighting in the municipalities of Majma, Hawta Sudair, Roudah Sudair, Jalajil, Tamir and Artawiyah are at the cost of SR 31.65 million. The project for beautification of municipal entrance to Al-Kharj, Wadi Al-Dawaser, Dalam, Sulail and Hauta Bani Tamam is at the cost of SR 18.3 million.
Another contract of SR 26 million is for cleaning and maintenance of toilets and public squares in the Riyadh city, while a SR 70 million contract has been awarded for asphalting streets in districts in south Riyadh.