Saudi Arabia's mega project Neom has invited bids for the construction of 31km of tunnels as part of The Line - a 170-km belt of hyper-connected future communities, without cars and roads and built around nature - at its $500-billion city project, according to a report. The tunnel project is a part of The Line’s infrastructure backbone. The deadline for submitting the bids has been set at December 30, said a report by GlobalData’s MEED.
According to GlobalData, the tendering activity for residential projects had also gathered pace in recent weeks with two tenders issued for one- and two-bedroom homes under the Neom’s Community Expansion 3 programme. Also a separate tender was issued for 25 homes at Neom Zero.
In June, China Railway Construction Corporation was selected for the adits and portals package, comprising the openings and access points for the tunnels.
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