A consultancy firm has been commissioned to review the basic engineering designs of the planned Bahrain-Qatar causeway, also referred to as Bahrain-Qatar Friendship Bridge.
The Bahrain-Qatar Causeway Authority board held a meeting on Wednesday and decided to redesign the 40km strategic artery, thought to be the world's longest man-made bridge, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
In a statement to Bahrain News Agency, the authority's vice-chairman and Finance Ministry Under-Secretary Aref Saleh Khamis said that the redesigned blueprints would be ready when work on the project begins.
The session discussed administrative and organisational issues relating to the 2013 fiscal year.
The Bahrain-Qatar Causeway Authority's executive management has also been asked to draw up a report on progress of work on the project and the multi-phased work plan