Saudi Arabia’s $500 billion giga-project NEOM has awarded a $2 billion contract for the construction of the Connector South rail line that will link its industrial city OXAGON with THE LINE development. A joint venture of Italy-based Webuild and Riyadh-headquartered Shibh Al-Jazira Contracting, known as Sajco, will undertake the transportation project.
The infrastructure corridor will consist of earthworks, 14 viaducts, seven roads and nine rail underpasses. Additionally, it will include 152 pipe and box culverts, a freight line, as well as infrastructure maintenance depots and associated facilities. Contractors are also submitting bids for THE LINE’s cut-and-cover tunnel segments.
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