Improvement and Upgrading of Fujairah – Khorfakkan Highway (20 Km)

Name of associated firm :
Jouzy and Partners Consulting Engineers
Project Location within Country:
United Arab Emirates
Start Date:
August 2003
Completion Date:

Project Description

Ministry of Public Works and Housing intended to rehabilitate and upgrade the existing two lane dual carriageway road (20 km) from Fujairah to Khorfakkan to the standard of expressway. It was also the intention of the Client that the new proposed facility shall bypass the settlements which are situated on either side of the existing facility to ensure and facilitate smooth and swift flow of the traffic. To achieve this objective various alternative alignments were studied and at the end optimal and priority alignment was presented to the Client.



  1. Route Alignment Study

  2. Traffic Impact Assessment

  3. Pavement Evaluation and Design

  4. Detailed Engineering Design

ECIL Undertook following tasks for the above-mentioned work at (1), (2), (3) and (4)

- Topographic Survey

- Pavement Evaluation using Heavy Falling Weight Deflectometer

- Traffic Study comprised of the following Components:

  • Automatic Traffic Counts

  • Turning Movement Counts

  • Traffic Modelling

  • Detailed Report on Traffic Impact Assessment

  • Structural Inventory and Evaluation Using Non-Destructive Testing Techniques

  • Hydrological Investigation Study and Detailed Report

  • Preliminary Study Report

  • Prepared Preliminary Design

  • Preliminary Cost Estimates

  • Final Design Stage is in Progress


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