Qatar Bahrain Causeway

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Qatar Bahrain Bridge
Coordinates26°1′22″N 50°48′8″E / 26.02278°N 50.80222°E / 26.02278; 50.80222Coordinates: 26°1′22″N 50°48′8″E / 26.02278°N 50.80222°E / 26.02278; 50.80222
CarriesMotor vehicle and Rail
CrossesGulf of Bahrain
LocaleBahrain and Qatar
Other name(s)Qatar Bahrain Friendship Bridge
Maintained byQatar and Bahrain Causeway Foundation
Total length40 km (25 mi)
Opened2022 (planned)

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 13 December 2008 that construction would start in early 2009.[1] As of November 2010, construction had not started.[2] On 27 April 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"
  2. "Qatar-Bahrain Causeway on hold"
  3. ""Qatar-Bahrain causeway to be ready by 2015"". Archived from the original on 2012-09-18. Retrieved 2012-05-17.