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King Fahd Causeway

King Fahd Causeway
The King Fahd Causeway as seen from space
Bridge information
Official nameKing Fahd Causeway(جسر الملك فهد)
Other namesBahrain Bridge, Causeway
CarriesMotor vehicles
CrossesGulf of Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Maintained byKing Fahd Causeway Authority
Total length25 km (15.5 mi)
Width23 m (75.5 ft)
Opened12 November, 1986
TollSAR 20 (Small Vehicles)
SAR 30 (Light Trucks & Small Bus)
SAR 50 (Large Buses)
SAR 3 per ton (Trucks)

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The King Fahd Causeway ( , Jisr al-Malik Fahd) is a causeway connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. The idea of constructing the causeway was based on improving the links and bonds between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Surveying of the maritime began in 1968, and construction began in 1981 and continued until 1986, when it was officially opened to the public.

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