New Barka-Nakhal road partially opens in Oman

The Ministry of Transport has opened 13km of the dual carriageway

New Barka-Nakhal road partially opens in Oman

The new Barka-Nakhal road has partially opened, the Ministry of Transport has announced.

A 13km part of the dual carriageway, running between A’Sa’adia village in the wilayat of Nakhal and the area near Wadi Mastal is now open to traffic.

A number of service roads along the dual carriageway are also now open to the public.

Planning on hitting the roads in Oman? Don’t forget to check out our guide on how to get a driving licence, whether you’re a first-time driver or trying to convert a permit from abroad.

You can find answers to more questions about living in Oman in our Moving to Muscat section, such as how to open a bank account and finding a home in the capital.

Plus, you can also keep up to date with all the latest travel news on our website here.

Be the first to get all the latest Muscat news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from Travel

All the countries that have reopened their borders – plus all those planning to soon

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia suspended all international flights back in March

The ‘Bus to London’ adventure will visit 18 countries in 70 days

The sultanate has been shut to travel since March

Residents of Gulf countries can also now visit the Kingdom

There will be two flights a week

Newsletters

Follow us