SEZAD awards $220M worth of infrastructure contracts

WCN Editorial Team 14 Feb 2017 MIDDLE EAST ENERGY & UTILITIES

The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has awarded four contracts worth a combined value of OMR84.7M ($220M) for infrastructure projects in Duqm, Oman.

A joint venture of SERKA and Rajab & Aidi Earthmoving Company has won an OMR49.7M ($129M) contract for the construction of two drainage channels. The Wadi Jarf Channel Valley will have a length of about 12km and a width of 340-650m. The other channel, named Wadi Sai Channel, will be 10km long and 90-320m wide.

Premier International Projects Company has secured an OMR27M ($70.1M) contract for the construction of two protection dams. One dam will be built over Wadi Jarf and will measure 19.4m in height and 1.6km in length. It will have a storage capacity of 32.8M cb m.

The other dam on Wadi Sai will measure 16.4m in height and 3.3km in length, and will have a storage capacity of 17M cb m. The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2019.

Al-Hajri Trading Company was also awarded an OMR 7.2M ($18.6M) contract from SEZAD for the construction of the Interface Roadway Project (Section 4).

The project will include the construction of an interface road from the main road (Sultan Said bin Timor Road) along Duqm from the south to the power station, and a link passing through the site of the Sebacic Oman Company in the north of the Duqm Port.

The scope of the work will involve the construction of a 2.2km-long dual carriageway, 3km-long single roads, two dual entrances to Duqm Refinery with a total length of 574m, traffic signals, two roundabouts, a 3830m-long concrete channel for rainwater drainage, concrete box culverts, streetlighting, and protection of existing services.

Additionally, SEZAD has selected Al-Sarooj Construction to build a 790m-long service road along the tourism road in Duqm.

The OMR752,000 ($1.9M) contract will also include the construction of parking spaces for 63 buses, pedestrian paths, a 740m-long concrete channel for rainwater drainage, concrete culverts, streetlighting and protection of existing services.

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