Saudi Arabia, 2013-2015
Client Italferr SpA
The Saudi Landbridge Project is a planned railway project which forms part of the Saudi Railways Expansion Programme and will connect Jeddah on the Red Sea coast with the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. E.D.IN. carried out the preliminary and detailed design of the segment from km 80 to km 180, comprising eighteen prestressed concrete viaducts, one of which of 7410m overall length, and one concrete arch bridge of 230m span. For the earthworks the most relevant is a 3 km, fifty m deep trench, to a total of about 5 million cubic m of excavated rock. Activities comprised also three flyovers and seven underpasses.