The Ministry of Public Works will build a bridge linking Ta'awun and Balajat Streets with the major aim of addressing traffic, a ministry official said Saturday.
The project, to cost Kuwaiti Dinars (KD) 13.997 million (USD 46 million), will reduce traffic congestion at the Bede' roundabout by building the 670-meter-long bridge over the roundabout and link Ta'awun and Balajat streets, Eng. Ahmad Al-Hassaan, Assistant Undersecretary for Road Engineering, said in a statement.
He said the bridge will have four lanes in total in addition to safety lanes on both sides. Al-Hassaan said the ministry was keen on maintaining safety of its projects.