2006 News Story
 

01/16/2006
Construction of new multi-level Jamarat Bridge begins

Construction of the new four-level Jamarat Bridge began Saturday in Mina, the Arab News reported. The new bridge will accommodate more than three million pilgrims at a time, relieving congestion and avoiding stampedes. It is expected to be finished in three years at a cost SR 4 billion [$1.07 billion].

 

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