Part of Bidbid-Sur road to be opened this month

IBRA: Salim bin Mohammed al Nuaimi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Transportation, said in a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA) that the ministry is about to open the first part of the second stage of the 131 km long Bidbid-Sur road dualisation project, which starts from Masroon in the Wilayat of Ibra in the Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah to the Wilayat of Sur in the Governorate of South Al Sharqiyah. He pointed out that the part to be opened this month is 18 km, in the Wilayat of Bidiya in the Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah.
He added, the route of this part has been amended to avoid passing inside the wilaya.
“This part includes three flyovers and two tunnels to serve the traffic activity for Al Dhahir, Al Wasil, Al Ghabbi, Al Shariq, Al Muntarib, Al Hawiyah and Helat Al Wabariyah villages in the Wilayat of Bidiya,” he furthered. At the same time, the ministry completed the second part of the first stage of the Bidbid-Sur road dualisation project as the last 6 km of the 115 km long of the dualisation of Al Rusayl-Nizwa road dualisation project, between Masroon in the Wilayat of Ibra in the Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah, has been opened before traffic. — ONA