Contracts R13 – R196 – R184

Client : Ministry of Public Works
Consultant : Dorch Consult
Value : AED 208.16 Million
Duration : July 2006 – April 2009
Location : Umm Al Quwain – Northern Emirates



NBHH has carried out three different contracts for the ministry of public works as part of the improvement of the Sharjah Outer Bypass.

Contract R13
The works are located along the south-eastern section of the Sharjah to Ras Al Khaimah Freeway. The Outer Bypass runs between the existing interchange OB1 and the proposed interchange OB3. Interchange OB1 is located on the Sharjah to Dhaid Road and interchange OB3 will be located on the Falaj Al Mu’alla Road at a point approximately 4 km east of the existing interchange RR6. The Outer Bypass is approximately 16 km in length and is a dual, 2-lane highway with provision for future widening to a dual, 4-lane carriageway.

Contract R196
The contract comprises the maintenance, improvement & upgrading of Sajaa-Khawaneej Road and the widening of the Outer Bypass. The section is 8 km in length and is widened from dual 2-lane to 3-lane construction, with space for future widening to a dual 4-lane carriageway.

Contract R184
Construction of the Al – Rahmaniya underpass on the Outer Bypass between OB2 and OB1.



Excavation 2,878,000 m2
Filling 274,500 m2
Slope scour protection 442,800 m2
Wearing course 815,800 m2
Base course 692,200 m2
Traffic Signs 309 no.
Guardrail 55,000 m
Fencing 14,500 m
Stone pitching 25,641 m2