Engineering services firm Jacobs and Saudi Arabia project management company Jasara are the latest companies to be appointed to provide consultancy services for a linear city that forms part of the NEOM development in Saudi Arabia. Jacobs and Jasara will provide project and construction management consultancy services for the design, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the Line, together with the management of the critical interfaces between it and adjacent NEOM projects and logistics.
THE LINE envisions a ribbon of mixed-use communities powered by clean energy, where residents rely on ultra-high-speed transit, autonomous and personal mobility solutions and walking to access essential daily services. To deliver the vision, the project will embrace a range of new construction technologies, processes and materials.
Jacobs people and places solutions senior vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe Keith Lawson said: “This project is a complex development unlike anything that's been done before anywhere in the world.”
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