The Batinah Expressway project was inaugurated on May 7, 2018, turning the dream of uninterrupted traffic movement from Muscat to UAE border into a reality. Out of the 270 kilometer stretch, Transportation Infrastructure (Oman) executed the Batinah Expressway Package IV comprising a 50 kilometer expressway from Hafeet to Sohar. Major scope of work involved the construction of 2 Interchange bridges, 5 Wadi Bridges, 4 Overpasses, 2 Underpasses and 196 Culverts.
The opening ceremony was presided over by H.E. Dr. Ahmed Bin Salim Al-Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communication, Oman, H.E Eng. Salim Bin Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Under Secretary of MOTC and various dignitaries from Royal Oman Police, Ministries and senior representatives from the contracting and consulting community of Oman.
On behalf of L&T Construction, Mr. D.K. Sen, Whole Time Director & Sr. Executive Vice President (Infrastructure), along with Mr. Shrinath Rao, VP & Head – Special Initiatives (International) Transportation Infrastructure, Mr. M Ramesh, Project Director, Mr. C R Lakshman CFO - L&T, Oman LLC, and other executives from L&T (Oman) LLC were present during this occasion.
On the occasion Dr. Ahmed Bin Salim Al-Futaisi presented an appreciation certificate to Mr. D.K. Sen, Mr. Shrinath Rao and Mr. M Ramesh for successfully completing the project. Later, DKS interacted with entire project team and congratulated everyone for their commitment towards completion of the project.