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Bidya Region rural road upgrading, Oman

Client: Government of Oman, Ministry of Communications

A number of settlements in the rural area of Bidya required good road access between each other and to the national highway. Sand and stone tracks had developed through use by 4-wheel drive vehicles and appropriate routes required to be upgraded to bitumen surfaced roads. The settlements were situated in both mountainous and wadi flood plain locations.

Roughton was appointed to provide the following services:

  • Feasibility study¬†
  • Traffic and broad brush economic evaluations
  • Establish the appropriate routes for upgrading
  • Detailed drainage design
  • Road pavement and geometric designs
  • Preparation of contract documentation