GREATER TUNIS BY-PASS – Council of Ministers approves Ariana Section

TUNISI BYPASSTunis (Tunisia)- December 2nd, 2013
On Monday, December 2nd the Council of Ministers of Tunisia has approved the Preliminary Design of the last 20 km section of the “Rocade” (by-pass) of Greater Tunis, crossing the territory of the Ariana District, therefore confirming the conclusions of the Steering Committee held on 9th October 2013.

The decision had outstanding media coverage in the country.
(Express FM news)
(L’economiste)
The study is funded by the European Development Bank, and carried out by a JV between Lotti Ingegneria and Comète Engineering.
The Preliminary Design of the rest of the 80km freeway was approved in November 2012, and the Final Design is underway.
The completion of the whole study, including the detailed design and the preparation of tender documents, is planned for October 2014.