Arthal (Harten) Bridge

The project comprises the New Bridge over Kabul River & Rehabilitation of existing Arthal (Harten) bridge and the access roads. The work was awarded to EA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (Consultants) after due bidding and selection process by UNOPS. The existing Arthal Bridge over Kabul River is located in the middle of Kabul City, forms an important crossing point North-South over the Kabul River and is in the vicinity of a key road junction. The proposed Bridge was designed adjacent to the existing Bridge. Project comprises a new 42 meters bridge across the Kabul River, Rehabilitation of the existing Arthal Bridge for use by pedestrians and rehabilitation of necessary road approaches.

Various roads in Kabul

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) as Implementation Partner (IP) undertook the rehabilitation of Road Loops on either sides of the Kabul River that contribute traffic to the Bridge Project. Project involved rehabilitation of about 3.8 km roads and related sidewalk, drainage etc. This Project is a part of Kabul Urban Roads Improvement Project (KURIP) formulated by Kabul Municipality.