Amman Zarqa Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Package 2


Cost: USD 38 Million

Client: Ministry of Public Works and Housing

Consultant: Engicon Consultancy

Location: Amman-Zarqa Highway, Jordan

Status: 95% completed


This project includes the construction, completion of Bus Rapid Transit lanes within the middle of the existing Amman – Al-Zarqa Road in addition to widening the road to three lanes in each direction.

This package includes but not limited to the following:

  • Construction of approximately (4.23 Km) BRT lanes (2 lanes) in the middle of the existing highway road which includes earthworks and pavement structures.
  • Widening the highway road on both sides to accommodates BRT lanes in addition to 3 highway lanes on each side for each direction.
  • Construction of all related civil works for bus terminal stations.
  • Demolishing of existing bridges, and construction of 3 major new overpasses and bridges.
  • Construction of AlMazare’ underpass and extension of existing underpasses.
  •  Construction of temporary detours as deemed necessary.
  • Construction of retaining walls.
  • Construction of drainage structures, consisting of box and pipe culverts, storm system and protection works.
  • Relocation of utilities that obstruct the construction and construction of new telecommunication, sewage, electrical networks.
  • Construction of steel structure pedestrian bridges.
  • Construction of new highway and interchanges lighting system.
  • Construction of new DI water pipes of 7,500 meters with diameters varying 100mm – 600mm