Top 50 Middle East Mega Projects For 2023 And 2024

Vidello Productions
24 min readMar 21, 2023

Some of the biggest and best Middle East megaprojects coming to the Arab world this year, some of these insane ideas are already coming to fruition.

50 — Sharq Crossing

In what will be the World’s largest arch span when it is completed, The Sharq Crossing will feature three bridges and two tunnels covering a total distance of twelve kilometres.

Built upon islands in the sea where the roads rise and fall, the islands will feature space for various recreational activities as well as a marina.

The project, recently green-lighted by the Qatari government is expected to cost around $12 billion dollars and redefine the Doha skyline.

When the project is complete, it is estimated that over 6,000 vehicles per hour are expected use the crossing.

49 — Lusail

Currently the second largest city in Qatar, Lusail is an ever expanding megacity that is located 23 kilometres north of Doha.

Once completed, the city will eventually have the infrastructure to accommodate 450,000 people.

Features will include marinas, residential areas, island resorts, commercial districts, luxury shopping and leisure facilities, and a golf course community.

The Lusail Iconic Stadium, with a capacity of 88,000+ people, hosted the Final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the city’s master plan incudes being the region’s educational capital.

48 — King Salman Energy Park

Described as a world class ecosystem in the heart of the energy market, the King Salman Energy Park is part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 project.

Located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, the park spans over 50 square kilometres and offers an international standard infrastructure for global investors.

Planned over three phases of construction, the project aims to diversify the kingdoms sources of revenue and provide around 100,000 jobs to the region by…

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