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Lebanon, Mount Lebanon Governorate - lb/13


The Government of Lebanon (GoL) intends to build an Expressway from Khaldeh to Nahr Ibrahim on a PPP basis. Total length of the expressway is 38 km divided into a tunnel section of 12 km and a dual 3-4 lane expressway of total length approximately 20 km, Interchanges, service roads and bridges.  GoL might consider splitting the execution of this expressway into different standalone sections for ease of implementation and for securing the funds for the expropriation.

Starts at the town of Khaldeh South of the city of Beirut and heads northward through Choueifat, Hadath, Hazmieh, then Dikwaneh, Baouchrieh, Jal El dib, Antelias before it connects to the existing Northern Highway at Dbayeh north of Beirut. A new tunnel from Dbayeh to Nahr Ibrahim.

Project timeline:  Due diligence completed - March 2019,  Launching the tendering process - March 2020, Contract Award - September 2020. Contact HCP (High Council for Privatization and PPP), attn. Ms. Diala Chaar, email dchaar@hcp.gov.lb or CDR (Council for Development and Recostruction), attn Mr Elie Helou, email  elieh@cdr.gov.lb. Visit http://hcp.gov.lb/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/NAHR-IBRAHIM-EXPRESSWAY.pdf. 11/18.