Upgrading of desert Highway


Cost: USD 100 Million

Client: Ministry of Public Works & Housing

Consultant: The Joint Venture of ADCE & CC Group

Location: From Airport interchange to Karak interchange

Status: 100% Completed


The Work comprised the Rehabilitation and Improvement of 4 lanes highway from Airport interchange (station 0+000) to Karak interchange (station 65+000) including Earthworks, base course, pavement, road furniture and safety features and all other related works
The Project consists of the following works 
  • The Rehabilitation and/ or construction of pavement layers for 65 km including construction of road aggregate sub-base and base courses, bituminous concrete binder and wearing courses, tack and prime coats, etc.
  • All  earthworks  necessary  to  the  completion  of  the  work,  including embankment, roadway excavation including removal and disposal of unsuitable material  and  dirt  within  existing median,  existing asphalt pavement, speed bumps, ditches, sub-grade preparation, back-filling, filling and compaction, watering, rolling, sheathing, and sub-grade and slope finish. It also include existing curbstone, pavement, concrete ditches at existing U-turn to be closed
  • Clearing and grubbing of the area over which the new embankment and other works are to be constructed. All potential rock-fall zones shall be adequately cleaned from boulders and all other potential falling objects
  • The construction of service roads for urban areas  and underpasses
  • Installation   and   Furnishing   Highway   signs,   Post   assemblies   and overhead gantry structures, including construction of all necessary concrete  and  reinforced  concrete  foundations  and  including  all  sign panel lettering
  • Relocation of existing highway signs, post assemblies, construction of concrete and reinforced concrete foundations
  • The construction of   Pedestrian Bridges / underpasses
  • The Furnishing and application, or installation of the traffic marking and raised pavement markers and Installation of new guardrail
  • All miscellaneous related works such as Maintenance of existing Singns including but not limited to Cleaning of sign plates, repainting of sign postsÖ,etc
  • The  Rehabilitation  and/  or  construction  of  all  necessary  drainage structures including pipe and box culverts, together with inlet and outlet works,  lined  and  unlined  ditches,  energy  dissipaters,  storm  water drainage facilities, grouted rip-rap and all necessary protection works
  • Maintenance of existing steel guardrail