Dead Sea Parkway


Ministry of Public Work and Housing (MPWH) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Study Team: Pacific Consultants International (currently Oriental Consultant) and Yamashita Sekkei, Inc., both of Japan.





Project Description

The project starts from the Dead Sea Highway [Route 65], 7km to the south of the Hotels development area at the Dead Sea and ends at Ma’in road which connect Madaba and Ma’in Hot Spa.

It runs east [then diverts to the south east direction], climbing the mountainous difficult part of the corridor [5.5km length with difference in elevation of more than 500m], crossing some major and minor Wadis. The alignment then passes through rolling terrain heading towards Ma’in road.

The 11.6km road has 2 lanes [3.7 width] and 1.8m shoulders wide for steeped areas/both sides and 2.4m wide for other areas/both sides.

The project also includes two at-grade intersections in addition to two bridges, namely [Wadi Abu El-Asal 90m long and Wadi Al Wadi-120m long].

Consolidated Consultants was awarded for this project the Best Consultant of the Year 2003.

Services Provided
  • Detailed Design of Roads and Bridges
  • Preparation of Tender Documents
  • Detailed Environmental Study
  • Supervision of Construction 
  • Services were provided with Messrs Oriental Consultant and Yamashita Sekkei, Inc.
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