BAHRAIN has recently awarded infrastructure contracts worth BD7.42 million ($19.5 million) in addition to inviting bids for seven more tenders worth an estimated BD4.09 million ($10.8 million).
The contracts for roads, sanitary and construction work were awarded in August. The bulk of the contracts by value went to the sanitary sector with a BD4.7-million ($12.5 million) deal awarded for the rehabilitation of sewerage networks A and B (Phases Two and Three) and a BD1.29-million ($3.42 million) contract for urgent supply and installation of sanitary pumps.
Road contracts awarded included the re-construction of Sheikh Ahmed bin Salman Avenue in Riffa at a cost of BD409,831 ($1.09 million); the BD288,033 ($764,000) revamp of Abdul Rahman Al Dakhil Avenue in Manama; the BD193,657 ($513,679) construction of parking lots One and Two in Tubli; and the revamp of Avenue 4201 in Ghuraifa. In the sanitary sector, bids were invited for consulting services for the design and supervision of a project aiming to reuse treated water produced at the Tubli sewage treatment plant (STP).