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King Fahd Causeway

General Information

Other name(s): Jisr al-Malik Fahd (جسر الملك فهد‎)
Beginning of works: 1981
Completion: 25 November 1986

Project Type

Function / usage: Road connection

Location

km Name

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 25 km
length of viaducts 12 430 m
number of lanes 4

Quantities

concrete volume 350 000 m³
reinforcing steel 147 000 t

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 1 200 000 000

Chronology

8 July 1981

Construction agreement between the governments of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is signed.

11 April 1985

Last box girder is launched.

25 November 1986

Causeway is officially opened.

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    10000159
  • Date created
    27/09/2002
  • Last Update
    05/01/2017