Reconstruction and municipalities signed a contract with the Greek company for the rehabilitation of Highway Traffic

2015 17 12
The Ministry of Construction and municipalities, on Thursday, announced the signing of a contract with one of Greek companies for the rehabilitation of Highway Traffic i 7, noting that the cost of the project which will be financed by the World Bank will be $ 95 million.

Said Minister of Construction Tariq Kikhany in a statement news agency Buratha received a copy of "The ministry signed a contract with the Greek Terna company for the rehabilitation of the rapid i 7 road traffic along the 145 km", adding that "the amounts to be funded by the World Bank."

He Kikhany that "the project is an important and strategic projects where it connects province of Dhi Qar Balrmelh in the province of Basra," noting that "the work on the project includes planing affected classes and re-tiling, well equipped and set up protective fences, safety and set up traffic signs, as well as the establishment of checkpoints regular as well as maintenance work Almjsrat on the road. "

Kikhany pointed out that "the cost of the project amounting to 95 million, which will be financed by the World Bank," stressing that "the ministry has sought to bring the best specialist in the field of international companies and the implementation of the road within the international standards."

And i Highway 7 is part of the Road Traffic No. 1 in Iraq, which connects the Gulf states in the Levant through Baghdad.

The route starts from the city of Umm Qasr in Basra province and passes all of Nasiriyah, Diwaniyah and Hilla, Baghdad, Fallujah, Ramadi and wetlands where is divided into two sections the northern port goes newborn leading to Syria and south go Trebil leading to Jordan.

The length of the road about 1,200 km and it seemed to work in 1986 and completed in 1990.