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Construction of Amman Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project - Package 8 and 9B (Omar Matar Street) and Package 9A (Fountain Square Terminal Station)

Employer

: Greater Amman Municipality

Supervision

: Greater Amman Municipality

Project Value

: JD 5,483,959.00

Completion Time

: May,2020

 

Project Description:

The Amman Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is the city’s first modern, high-capacity public transportation system, primarily funded by the French Development Agency (AFD). The system includes over 20 km of segregated bus lanes across Amman, as well as modern buses, stations and terminals.

The project works includes:

Package 8 (Omar Matar Street): includes the construction of two bus lanes running along 1.5 km on the middle of Omar Matar Street in the Ras Al-Ein (downtown) area, adjacent to the Greater Amman Municipality headquarters and King Hussein Cultural complexes, Jordan’s Museum.

Improvements to both ends of the street, with an adjusted Layout For the western intersection (connecting to the third circle and Princess Basma Street) and the eastern intersection (Fountain Square), which represents a terminus for the BRT. This would also include landscape works.

Fountain Square Terminal Station: includes the construction of a bus station located at Fountain Square in Ras El Ain area of Amman and comprised of predominantly structural steel skeleton, with some cast in place reinforced concrete portions, complete with architectural finishes (such a tensile fabric roofing), MEP and landscape works.