A number of contractors have been selected to submit bids for five different contracts to deliver tunnels that will serve as a railway junction for Saudi Arabia’s NEOM megaproject. NEOM has invited contractors, including Spain’s Acciona and Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC) and Italy’s WeBuild, to submit bids by 12 June for contracts to complete the Delta Junction scheme of tunnels connecting the Spine with the NEOM Connector.
The Spine is the infrastructure corridor running below THE LINE, one of the new cities planned for the NEOM project in the Tabuk region of northwest Saudi Arabia. The NEOM Connector is a planned 60km long infrastructure corridor to connect THE LINE and OXAGON, another region planned for NEOM.
Work on the Spine tunnels is also currently being tendered. The contracts will cover concrete works and precast sections installation. The closing date for both contracts has been extended to 11 May. In February, Jacobs and Atkins were appointed by NEOM to aid in the construction of Saudi Arabia’s innovative linear city THE LINE.
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