Qatar Bahrain Causeway

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Qatar Bahrain Bridge
Other name(s) Qatar Bahrain Friendship Bridge
Carries Motor vehicle and Rail
Crosses Gulf of Bahrain
Locale  Bahrain and  Qatar
Maintained by Qatar and Bahrain Causeway Foundation
Total length 40 km (25 mi)
Opened 2015 (planned)
Coordinates 26°1′22″N 50°48′8″E / 26.02278°N 50.80222°E / 26.02278; 50.80222

The Qatar Bahrain Causeway (also called the Qatar Bahrain Friendship Bridge) is a planned causeway between the two Arab states of Qatar and Bahrain. It was announced on the 13th of December 2008 that construction would start in early 2009.[1] As of November 2010, construction had not started.[2]. On April 27, 2011, an announcement was made that building the causeway would start in 2011 for completion in 2015.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Work on Qatar-Bahrain causeway to start next month" [1]
  2. "Qatar-Bahrain Causeway on hold" [2]
  3. "Qatar-Bahrain causeway to be ready by 2015" [3]