Oman has awarded contracts worth $235.2m to upgrade road infrastructure in the country.

The tender board has approved $190m for the second stage of the Nizwa-Ibri dual carriageway and the Jibreen-Ibri road project, while $33.8m has been approved for the construction of Titam-Qaftout Road in the Dhofar Governorate.

An additional fund of $11.4m for the construction of Wadi Bani Kharous Road has also been approved.

The funding is part of the $334m development programme for the country’s infrastructure, according to constructionweekonline.