King Hussein Bridge contract to be concluded in 2023

Passengers queue in a room at Al-Karamah border crossing, where Israeli entry delays have caused a backlog of hundreds of people. (Photo: JNews)
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AMMAN — The Ministry of Public Works and Housing said it plans to sign a concessionary contract with the winning bidder in a project to establish shipping and passenger buildings at the new King Hussein Bridge in the second quarter of 2023, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

The ministry had predicted the initial qualification applications for companies that have purchased preliminary qualification documents for the tender to be available by mid-August.

The ministry explained that the initial qualification phase is the first stage of the investment tender phase, which gives the opportunity for experienced domestic and international companies to compete in a tender and to choose one investor who can fund, build, operate, and maintain work on a project for 20 years.

On April 6, a preliminary qualification tender was submitted by the ministry for companies wishing to participate in the investment project in the new shipping and passenger buildings at King Hussein Bridge.

Under the government’s priority plan for the year 2021–2023, the tender should have been submitted in the fourth quarter of 2021. The tender is worth JD126 million in partnership with the private sector, of which JD30 million will come from the state budget, while the remaining JD96 million from the private sector.

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