Qatar Bahrain Causeway

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Qatar Bahrain Bridge
Coordinates 26°01′22″N 50°48′08″E / 26.0228°N 50.8022°E / 26.0228; 50.8022Coordinates: 26°01′22″N 50°48′08″E / 26.0228°N 50.8022°E / 26.0228; 50.8022
CarriesMotor vehicle and Rail
CrossesGulf of Bahrain
Locale Bahrain and  Qatar
Other name(s)Qatar Bahrain Friendship Bridge
Maintained byQatar and Bahrain Causeway Foundation
Characteristics
Total length40 km (25 mi)
History
Opened2015 (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 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]

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