KUWAIT, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- The Public Authority for Roads and Transportation (PART) announced Monday 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 area with Shuwaikh area 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.
For his part, 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 USD 545 million). (end)