MoTC opens 36km Taqah-Mirbat dual road in Dhofar governorate

Muscat - 

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) last week opened the 36km long Taqah-Mirbat dual road in Dhofar governorate under the auspices of H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications.

A number of officials from the ministry and the governorate attended the event.

The project includes 22km of service roads, two roundabouts, three flyovers, three tunnels for vehicles and 11 tunnels for animals.

It also has a 150m long bridge near Khor Rori.

The project also includes lighting facilities, metal barriers on both sides of the road, road safety measures including side protections and drainage facilities.

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The road consists of two traffic lanes in each direction with a width of 3.75m, per lane.
There are also 2.5m wide external asphalt shoulders, 1.5m wide internal shoulders with average island width of the road being 4.5m.

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