Sharqiyah Expressway to be ready by mid-2019

With work on the 600-m first tunnel of the Sharqiyah Expressway is around 75 per cent complete and the entire project is expected by ready by the middle of the next year.

The excavation work on the second tunnel that is 1,400 meteres long is still in the early stages of Implementation.

All kind of work on the Expressway, including the mechanical and electrical related jobs, will be completed by mid-2019, said Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Futtaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications (MoTC) after visiting the site on Tuesday.