SSH project is recognised as a National Winner at the 2022 MEED Project Awards
As Lead Consultant, SSH is delighted to announce that the Tubli Bay Water Flushing Improvement (New Alba Bridge) project in Bahrain has been selected as the National Winner in the Road Infrastructure Project of the Year category at this year’s MEED Project Awards, in association with Mashreq. The MEED Awards are intended for project teams that merit recognition for their high-calibre work, adherence to schedule, and client satisfaction in a safe and healthy work environment.
This project is one of three projects designed and supervised by SSH to achieve the same goals. The other two projects are Ma’ameer Canal Widening and Ma’ameer Culvert Extensions and Widening. These projects are part of a larger scheme of work managed by the Ministry of Works (MOW) to improve the environmental and flushing conditions of Tubli Bays.
As part of the larger program, this project enhanced regular seawater flushing circulation between Ma’ameer Bay and Tubli Bay, which will improve the water quality and preserve the distinctive ecological system. Due to its positive short and long-term effects on the environment and people, the improvement in marine life and seawater cleansing can be regarded as a key engineering accomplishment.
The Tubli Bay project improved water quality through water conservation, increased accessibility to an industrial region, which encouraged investors to capitalise there, and increased job creation because of the new access to the industrial area. The project also enhanced the wildlife habitat in an area designated as a wildlife natural reserve zone for migrating birds like flamingos.
“The construction of a bridge was once a concept, but in a very short amount of time, that dream became a reality thanks to a tremendous amount of hard work, devotion, and passion,” said Hussain Najem, Senior Resident Engineer at SSH, Bahrain. “I want to express my gratitude to the Bahrain Infrastructure team for their contribution to this success. Congratulations on your outstanding achievement.”
The next stage of the MEED Awards is to identify the overall MENA winner for each category, which will be announced on November 23rd, 2022.