KUWAIT: A picture showing the extension of the bridge with its surface and marine components. – KUNA photos

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Roads and Transportation (PART) announced yesterday the opening of the land section of the Doha-link of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway. Acting Director of PART Suha Ashkanani said in a press conference that the project comes in accordance with international standards, and aims to link Doha with Shuwaikh from the beginning of Al-Ghazali Bridge to ease traffic congestion.

She added that the 4.7 kilometer-long land section serves an army camp and the Doha area. Meanwhile, project director Mohammad Abdeen said that a 12.4-kilometer bridge across the south of Kuwait would link Shuwaikh Port with the Doha motorway. The Doha-link cost around KD 165.7 million (around $545 million). – KUNA