Riyadh/Al-Majm'Ah/Qassim Expressway, Section 6

A major road infrastructure improvement project in the Central region


Construction of the Riyadh-Al-Majm’Ah-Qassim Expressway, Section 6, a major road infrastructure improvement project in the Central region

Project significance

Situated between the South and Central regions, the Riyadh – Al-Majm’ah – Qassim Expressway (Section 6) has played an important role in the development of the Qassim Region. Completed in 1987, the expressway paved the way for the improvement of main and secondary roads to be made possible. As a direct result of the expressway’s construction, an entire network of roads now provides easy access to industrial, commercial and agricultural facilities. By linking major cities and neighboring areas, the Riyadh – Al-Majm’ah – Qassim Expressway ensures continued regional economic growth and the prosperity of the Kingdom.

Project Construction Details

  • 33km six-lane dualway
  • Five concrete bridges between Al-Majma’ah and Al-Ghatt
  • Structural steel works
  • Highway fence
  • Highway signs and road markings

Key Facts

  • 700 skilled employees contributed 6 million job hours
  • Excavation of 5 million m³ of earthworks
  • 19,500 ton of structural steel
  • 600,000 m³ of asphalt works
  • 57,000 m³ of concrete works
  • 3,000 ton of reinforcing steel
  • 73 km of highway fence
  • 6 km of jersey barrier
  • 5,000 m² of curb stone

Project Location

Project Location


Project Category:
Road Construction
Client name:
Ministry of Transport
Central Province
April 1988
161,234,253.00 Saudi Riyals