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ALGERIA – FINAL DESIGN OF THE HIGHWAY CONNECTING THE PORT OF SKIKDA TO THE EAST-WEST HIGHWAY

A Portuguese-Algerian Consortium of Contractors awarded to COBA, the Final Design of the 31 km-long Highway connecting the Port of Skikda to the East-West Highway.

The new highway will run in a North-South direction and will connect the Skikda Port and Industrial Areas to the main Algerian road axis, the East-West Highway.

This highway, designed for a 110 km/h speed, has a typical cross-section of two carriageways with three lanes each, 5 interchanges and a significant amount of civil engineering works, namely 16 viaducts with a total length of 2,2 km, 39 hydraulic structures (culverts and similar) and 6 retaining walls. The studies related to this project will be developed during a 6 month-period and the duration of the technical assistance is estimated at 24 months.


 

 

Lx, 31 Aug 2015