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New stretch of Oman dual carriageway opens for traffic

MUSCAT, January 10, 2021

Oman's Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology has announced the opening of a new 18-km-long stretch of the Adam-Haima-Thumrait dual carriageway for traffic, reported Oman News Agency.
 
It is the longest dual carriageway in the sultanate, starting from the Wilayat of Adam in the Governorate of A’Dhakiliyah to the Wilayat of Haima in the Governorate of Al Wusta.
 
It represents an important asset to the economic activities, serving Duqm Economic Zone and the oil fields in the desert areas. 
 
The ministry had recently awarded the contract for the remaining 400 km strech from Haima to Thumrait, stated the ONA report.
 
With the opening of the 18-km stretch, now 280 km of the total 317.5-km Adam-Haima-Thumrait dual carriageway is open for traffic.
 
This road will also contribute to the economic, tourism and social activities in the areas along the road path and in the Governorate of Dhofar, especially during Khareef season, it added.



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