Qatar to award $27.5bn highway contracts

More than 30 highway projects for a total value of US$27.5bn are expected to be awarded in Qatar this year, according to construction industry tracker MEED.

So far in 2013 US$1.8bbn contracts in road contracts have been handed out, with UAE’s Al Jaber Group concluding a US$640m deal for package 13 on the Doha Expressway.

Details on contracts will be announced during the Qatar Project 2013 conference, held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Doha from February 17 to 20.

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