King Fahd Causeway (جسر الملك فهد‎) between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain

The King Fahd Causeway (Arabic: جسر الملك فهد‎) is a series of bridges and causeways 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.

جسر الملك فهد

King Fahd Causeway

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King Fahd Causeway between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain

الجسر بين المملكة العربية السعودية ومملكة البحرين

The Causeway between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Bahrain

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King Fahd Causeway zwischen Saudi-Arabien und Bahrain

برج مراقبة على جسر الملك فهد بين البحرين والمملكة العربية السعودية

Observation Tower on King Fahd Causeway between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

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Calzada del Rey Fahd entre Arabia Saudita y Bahréin

السلطة جسر الملك فهد

King Fahd Causeway Authority

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جسر الملك فهد بين المملكة العربية السعودية والبحرين

القواعد على جسر الملك فهد

The Rules on the King Fahd Causeway

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The idea of building a bridge linking the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Eastern region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had been enticing the two kingdoms for generations. The idea was born out of King Saud’s wish to nurture and further solidify the bond between the two Kingdoms, during an official visit to the State of Bahrain in 1954.
In 1965, the desire to construct the causeway began to take form officially when Sheikh Khalifah ibn Sulman Al Khalifah the Prime Minister of the State of Bahrain paid a courtesy visit to King Faisal and the king expressed his wish to have the causeway constructed. Subsequently, Bahrain, which drove on the left, changed to driving on the right in 1967. This was to bring it into line with neighbouring countries.

沙特阿拉伯和巴林之间的法赫德国王大道

جسر الملك فهد والخليج الفارسي

King Fahd Causeway and the Persian Gulf

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Chaussée du Roi Fahd entre Arabie Saoudite et Bahreïn

الحدود بين البحرين والمملكة العربية السعودية (جسر الملك فهد)

The Border between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia (King Fahd Causeway)

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Король Дафа между Саудовской Аравией и Бахрейном

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McDonald’s on the King Fahd Causeway

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Jalan Raja Fahd antara Arab Saudi dan Bahrain

Streetview King Fahd Causeway

Streetview King Fahd Causeway

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On 26 November 1986, the causeway was officially inaugurated in the presence of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia and His Royal Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Emir of the State of Bahrain, with the latter consenting heartily to naming the bridge King Fahd Causeway.
The Border Station is located on embankment No.4, which, with a total area of 660.000 square meters, is the biggest of all embankments. This artificial island is known as Passport Island or Middle Island. The buildings of King Fahd Causeway Authority and other government Directorates were erected on the Border Station, as well as two mosques, two Coast Guard towers and two 65-metre-high (213 ft) tower restaurants. The border station also has extensive landscaping all around the islands in addition to the services and road stations.

شاه عربستان سعودی و بحرین، فاجعه کوهستانی

لافتات على جسر الملك فهد

Post Signs on the King Fahd Causeway

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沙特阿拉伯与巴林之间的法赫德国王堤道

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