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Al Azhar Roadway Tunnel, Egypt
CLIENT NAME National Authority for Tunnels (NAT)
OWNER National Authority for Tunnels (NAT)
LOCATION Al Azhar Street, Cairo, Egypt
DURATION 1998 – 2001
PROJECT ESTIMATED VALUE EGP 1 Billion
Overview:

The tunnel includes two tunnels each of length 2.7 km. The total length of the bored tunnel was 3.5 km. The entrances and the exits as well as the four underground stations were built by the cut & cover method The peculiarity in this project was the extensive studies carried out for the safety measures for road tunnels with the new exceptional design for the emergency exits and the fireproof lining of the tunnels. An important unusual feature is the safe passage under CAPW sewerage tunnel at Port – Said Street.

 
Scope:

Provide expert advice to the owner (NAT) for the review of detailed design and studies performed by the contractor